All posts in " discernment "

Knowledge and discernment – love

By Dave Henning / April 30, 2023

“What I like about Philippians 1:9-10 is that the love here is associated with knowledge and discernment.  So the inverse is also true.  A lack of wisdom and discernment is actually unloving. . . .  when setting boundaries our heart posture should be one of wisdom and discernment for the sake of true and healthy […]


When God pries your fingers open

By Dave Henning / December 20, 2019

“Hold everything in your hands lightly, otherwise it hurts when God pries your fingers open.”- Corrie ten Boom “That is why I tell you not to worry about everyday life — whether you have enough food and drink, or enough clothes to wear.  Isn’t life more than food, and your body more than clothing?”- Matthew […]


Faultfinding – no solution to ongoing failures

By Dave Henning / October 25, 2019

” . . . blaming or faultfinding will never solve our present problems and ongoing failures.  At some point we have to say, ‘What that person did was hurtful.  But I will not let that person steal one more minute of my life.’  As hard as that may be, we must own whatever life we […]


The Next Right Thing: A Simple, Soulful Practice . . .

By Dave Henning / July 22, 2019

The Next Right Thing (Revell, 2019) Wall Street Journal bestselling author Emily P. Freeman’s latest book is The Next Right Thing: A Simple, Soulful Practice for Making Life Decisions.  Emily’s also enrolled at Friends University to pursue a Masters in Christian Spiritual Formation and Leadership.  First, the author observes that we all handle the pressure […]


We interpret signs via Scripture

By Dave Henning / February 16, 2018

“Let me remind you that we don’t interpret Scripture via signs; we interpret signs via Scripture.  And generally speaking, God uses signs to confirm His Word, His will.”- Mark Batterson “So then after the Lord had spoken unto them, he was received up to heaven, and sat on the right hand of God.  And they […]

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