Invitational bruises can produce hope

Serial Inviters are extremely hopeful. They think that the next encounter will be fruitful. We admire their ability to invite. Hope is a function of struggle. People of high levels of hopefulness are very often people with deep experiences  of adversity. Yet we see people doing things we admire and think, “I could never do that.” But most of us haven’t seen all the falls and scrapes and bruises it takes to get there.