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Resilience is in the repair

By Dave Henning / June 6, 2023

“Everywhere we look we assume that it is pain that makes people tough.  But as wise researcher and psychologist Allan Schore has noted, resilience is in the repair — not the wounding. . . . When pain and trauma are met with the love and support needed to repair the wounding, we heal — and […]


Secret of all recovery and resilience

By Dave Henning / January 17, 2023

“This is the secret of all recovery and resilience — that Jesus Christ himself comes to dwell within our created nature, deep down at the center of our being.  And it is down in the depths that we must learn to tap into him, for the strength that prevails.”- John Eldredge As John Eldredge moves […]


Evaporate in a moment – resilience

By Dave Henning / January 5, 2023

“One of the most remarkable things about human beings is how resilient we can be. . . .  Yet one of the most surprising things about human beings is how that resilience can evaporate in a moment.  One day the resources we have to sustain the Primal Drive for Life simply run out.”- John Eldredge […]


Surrender for the right reasons – empowering

By Dave Henning / December 11, 2020

“Paradoxically, when we choose surrender for the right reasons, it empowers us.  A curious mystery come from honoring the truth that surrender with gentleness can be its own form of strength.  Our ability to hold our lives with a flexible, open posture allows God’s power to manifest in us.”- Aundi Kolber In Chapter 10 (“Try […]


The theology of the Lord’s presence

By Dave Henning / January 1, 2019

“When we are facing hardship, it is vital that we preach to ourselves the theology of the presence of the Lord.  That theology doesn’t just define the nature of God’s commitment to us, it also defines who we are as children of God.”- Paul David Tripp As Paul David Tripp continues Chapter 10 of Suffering, […]


Feel- good Christianity

By Dave Henning / September 26, 2016

“Feel- good Christianity — a faith in which we only follow the Lord, obey His commands, and read His Word when we feel like it.”- Ron Luce In Chapter 1 (“Feel- Good Faith”) of Resilience: Bounce Back Stronger- No Matter What Knocks You Down, Ron Luce states that, in order to build the type of […]

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