All posts in " blue flame "

Hope still walks with the hurting

By Dave Henning / September 14, 2020

“Joy still comes in the morning/ Hope still walks with the hurting/ If you’re still alive and breathing/ Praise the Lord/ Don’t stop dancing and dreaming/ There’s still Good News worth repeating/ So lift your head and keep singing/ Praise the Lord.”- Matt Maher, Alive & Breathing “I remain confident of this: I will see […]


The best trick of the devil – only one blue flame

By Dave Henning / July 21, 2020

“[A priest friend] said, ‘The devil’s best trick is convincing us that what we had before was the only thing we could ever have.’  When you lose the ability to do the work you love, the devil — Resistance — wants you to believe this is it.  This was your blue flame, and now it’s […]


Encounter your blue flame – a choice

By Dave Henning / July 20, 2020

“Whether I encounter my blue flame each day is a choice.  Whatever you focus on gets magnified in your mind.”- Jennifer Fulwiler “The things you take for granted, someone else is praying for.”- Pinterest quote In Chapter 14 (“You Can Keep Your Day Job”) of Your Blue Flame, Jennifer Fulwiler talks about one of the […]


Make fail your word of the year

By Dave Henning / July 11, 2020

“I encourage you to make fail your word of the year, every year.  When you cannot only accept but seek rejection, you’ll feel a sense of accomplishment even if the opportunities you hoped for don’t work out.  But . . . what’s most likely to happen is that you’ll stumble into more success than if […]


Loosen your grip on your plans

By Dave Henning / July 10, 2020

“When you loosen your grip on your plans and let the One who gave you your blue flame tell you what you’re supposed to do next, it will be scary at first.  Eventually. . . .  you’ll get better at recognizing the intangible elements of the decision-making process: your gut instinct will become more honed, […]


Start seeking your blue flame

By Dave Henning / July 8, 2020

“When you start seeking your blue flame, you’ll find that it’s sitting right there, waiting for you to encounter it.  But you might need to do some digging to unearth it.  For many of us, our blue flames end up smothered under a lifetime of fears and doubts and hang-ups.”- Jennifer Fulwiler In Chapter 3 […]


Redefining the definition of blue flame

By Dave Henning / July 6, 2020

“After years of redefining the definition (of blue flame) on the basis of my onw experience as well as a lot of conversations with friends and clergy and expert guests on my radio show, here is how I’ve come to define a blue flame: It is something you do, and were destined to do, that […]


A beautiful, incredible gift from God

By Dave Henning / July 5, 2020

“God gave us a beautiful, incredible gift when he made us.  When other people give you a gift, do you say, ‘Gee thanks, but let me hide this away under an ugly bushel basket right in front of you.’ No.  We put our gifts to good use even though that might take us out of […]

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