29 Mar

Haley gave an inspiring devotion today centered around the idea of being vulnerable and imperfect.

The Power of Vulnerability – a TED Talk by Brene Brown

Summary sketch by Stephanie Burgetz:

Dear God, as I journey and dance through my life, help me…
To be vulnerable
To know know that I am beautiful in my imperfection
To accept that I am worthy of love and belonging
To have the courage to be myself
To connect with others
To be wholehearted
To practice gratitude and joy
To accept that I am enough
To live as you intended

Quote from Theodore Roosevelt:

The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood, who strives valiantly, who errs and comes up short again and again, because there is no effort without error or shortcoming, but who knows the great enthusiasms, the great devotions, who spends himself for a worthy cause; who, at the best, knows, in the end, the triumph of high achievement, and who, at the worst, if he fails, at least he fails while daring greatly, so that his place shall never be with those cold and timid souls who knew neither victory nor defeat.”

Theodore Roosevelt, “Citizenship in a Republic,”
Speech at the Sorbonne, Paris, April 23, 1910


One Response to “Vulnerability.”


  1. A Taste of The Daring Way. | MomTime - March 22, 2014

    […] Dr. Brene Brown has been featured on national media and rose to fame in 2010 after her TED talk on vulnerability.  She followed up with another TED talk on shame, that resonated with thousands of people. You may remember hearing about Brene Brown this time last year in MomTime during the morning inspiration. […]

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