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A wholesome fear of God involves knowing yourself

By Dave Henning / December 8, 2017

“Know yourself and you will have a wholesome fear of God; know him and you will also love him.”- Bernard of Clairveux “God, always the same, let me know myself, let me know Thee.”- Augustine, Soliloquies  As John Ortberg continues Chapter 5 of I’d Like You More . . . , he describes what happens […]


The greatest danger to our soul

By Dave Henning / December 18, 2016

“The greatest danger to our soul is not success or status or superiority — but our self-lies.”- Ann Voskamp Continuing in Chapter 14 of The Broken Way, Ann Voskamp discusses our identity in Christ.  She emphasizes that our identity in Christ remains the same yesterday, today, and tomorrow.  Furthermore,  criticism can’t change our identity in […]


The help of other people

By Dave Henning / November 6, 2016

“Your dream doesn’t come alive without the help of other people.  Make it a point to meet new people every day.”- Tom Eggebrecht In Chapter 11 (“Don’t Do It Alone”) of Fully and Creatively Alive, Tom Eggebrecht states that when people work together in teams, creativity grows.  Furthermore, a web of relationships develops. Yet, even […]



By Dave Henning / July 26, 2016

“At its root, self-forgiveness is a choice.”- Dr. Gary Chapman Gary Chapman concludes Chapter 12 of Anger with steps four and five of a positive approach to processing anger. 4.  Choose to forgive yourself.  Dr. Chapman states forgiving yourself has much in common with forgiving someone who has sinned against you.  You feel pained at […]

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