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Downsize the problem: reassuring, dangerous

By Dave Henning / May 24, 2019

“Believing I can fix it requires me to look at the problem unrealistically. . . .  telling myself I’m in control helps me downsize the problem in my mind.  Hey, this is no big deal — nothing I can’t fix.  Reassuring — and dangerous.”- Kyle Idleman “Let us then approach God’s throne of grace with […]


Open yourself to desire – painful, even dangerous

By Dave Henning / September 28, 2018

“Desire can be painful, even dangerous.  To open yourself to desire means becoming vulnerable to loss and regret.  No wonder you try to distance your desire and settle for envy. But desire can drive you to build an abundant life. . . .  If you want to be whole, open your heart to your desire […]


Praying for God’s favor – a dangerous thing

By Dave Henning / May 28, 2018

“Praying for God’s favor is a dangerous thing to do.  You never know what you’re going to get.”- Brian Jones As Brian Jones concludes Chapter 3 of Finding Favor, he underscores that none of us is equipped to handle acedia when it comes knocking at our door.  Yet, almost daily, it comes.  Like an unwelcome salesperson, it […]

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