Being a coward is not difficult for me. I don’t like to fight. I don’t enjoy pain. Conflict with people closest to me doesn’t energize me. If given the opportunity between fight or flight, 9 times out of 10 I’d probably choose flight. How about you?
Learning is a big deal to me. This is probably because I realize how much I lack. If I am going to be faithful with what God has entrusted to me, then each day is an opportunity to hone and sharpen the gifts I have. The same holds true for you. However, this is not something that can be accomplished alone.
There are some authors that when they write, I listen. Henri Nouwen is one of those for me. As a follower of Christ, I am always looking to become more effective as a christian leader. When I come across something really good, I want to pass it on. This is one of those times.