Just words with a bit of inflection, that question mark tone in your voice. Sure, it’s also gut-wrenching vulnerability, the possibility of rejection and failure. But that’s because it’s also the doorway to getting to know the love of your life, getting that book published, a long-awaited friendship, an opportunity to change something. An adventure.
Ask the question. All you have to do is ask. If they say No, you will survive. Promise. You will also be braver, so that’s a plus.
And what’s that thing Jesus said? “Ask and you will receive.” So there’s that.