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Attachment and authenticity

By Dave Henning / June 4, 2023

“People have two needs: attachment and authenticity.  When authenticity threatens attachment, attachment trumps authenticity.”- Gabor Mate, psychiatrist and trauma specialist “God designed us to instinctively know in our bodies that we need the care of others.  And if we don’t get that support — especially in our childhood years — we take whatever we can […]


The Bible word for separate – often translated holy

By Dave Henning / December 4, 2017

“The Bible word for separate is kadosh.  It’s often translated as ‘holy.’ . . . God separated so that he could join together in ever-more-complex systems of thriving and delight.  To be holy is to become useful (emphasis author’s).”- John Ortberg In Chapter 3 (“Born to Bond”) of I’d Like You More . . . […]

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