Shame is the fear of disconnection, it makes us think that there is something about ourselves that other people will see and make us not worthy of connection. In order for connection to happen we have to allow ourselves to be seen.
“For me loneliness came out of insecurity, I would often turn down social invitations because I thought what happens if no one comes to talk to me, what if they do and I have nothing to say, what if they don’t like me or think I’m interesting?” – Dani Jeyaratnam
Dani, campus pastor of Hillsong Perth, shared about her journey through loneliness and how making herself vulnerable allowed her to connected with those around her. Check out the full segment below.
Hillsong Perth are having a south gathering this Friday night at Kennedy Baptist College at 7pm, bring someone or bring yourself!