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Flipping the script – and your inner critic!

By Dave Henning / April 8, 2021

“Flipping the script starts with your internal script.  You can’t let your inner critic — and we all have one — grab the mic and become the narrator!  If you want to bury dead yesterdays, you’ve got to tune out the negative self-talk.  Like the crew of Australia II, you have to rehearse a different […]


Healthy conviction from a faith perspective

By Dave Henning / December 9, 2020

“From a faith perspective, we can think of healthy conviction as a motivating factor that leads us to repent of, or change, our actions.  This is a beautiful, necessary part of growth and learning to try softer. . . .  We all need a healthy sense of personal responsibility to help us love others well.”- […]


The burden of shame vs. God’s presence

By Dave Henning / September 30, 2018

“No matter its origin, the burden of shame stifles your joy and keeps you from letting your light shine. . . .  The burden of shame doesn’t stand a chance in the power of God’s presence.”- Alison Cook and Kimberly Miller Alison Cook and Kimberly Miller continue Chapter 13 of Boundaries for Your Soul as […]


Reconnect with orphaned parts of ourselves

By Dave Henning / September 29, 2018

“To embrace and love who we are, we have to reclaim and reconnect with the parts of ourselves we’ve orphaned over the years.”- Brene Brown, Rising Strong “No one who hopes in you will ever be put to shame.”- Psalm 25:3 (NIV) In Chapter 13 (“Boundaries with Guilt and Shame”) of Boundaries for Your Soul, […]


Put boundaries around your chaotic feelings

By Dave Henning / September 18, 2018

“Anger can feel chaotic, and so can other emotions.  The task is to let God help you put boundaries around your chaotic feelings. . . .  But just as God contained chaos ‘in the beginning,’ with his help you can grow to love the most difficult parts of yourself and find that ‘the boundary lines […]

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