All posts in " Emily Dickinson "

Controlling metaphor = wheel hub

By Dave Henning / September 13, 2023

“Think of a controlling metaphor as the hub of a wheel, with all the spokes connected to that hub.  The controlling metaphor anchors the concept and conversation. . . .  There is incredible power in identifying the controlling metaphor for your life.  These metaphors give us a common language, clear direction, and a firm foundation.”- […]


A carte blanche please?

By Dave Henning / July 9, 2023

“You can’t say please expecting carte blanche.  Generally speaking, people don’t write blank checks!  Your please has to be well-defined, like your words.  The more nuanced it is, the more meaningful it is.”- Mark Batterson “A person finds joy in giving an apt reply — and how good is a timely word!”- Proverbs 15:25 (NIV) […]

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