Interpersonal relationships can bring some of the greatest joys and blessings, but also some of the greatest hurts and pains. There is both an opportunity and risk when we are vulnerable with others. Vulnerability breeds trust and connection. But when that trust is broken it can easily feel paralyzing. What’s the best response?
Sean spent much of his first year studying in his basement apartment. Alone and living defensively. This was not living. He wanted to thrive not just survive. Can you relate?
Sean writes, “Jesus came that we might have life, and life to the full. Over the course of that first year, I would begin to thrive, and I hope some of the things I learned that first year might help you thrive in university or college.”