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The Law of the Itch

By Dave Henning / August 10, 2018

The Law of the Itch: “No one ever made an itch go away by getting really good at scratching.”- John Ortberg’s grandmother “Men have succeeded in accumulation a greater mass of objects, but the joy in the world has grown less.”- Fyodor Dostoyevsky In Chapter 17 (More Will Never Be Enough”) of When the Game […]


Real freedom = internal freedom

By Dave Henning / July 4, 2017

“Real freedom is not the external freedom to gratify every appetite; it is the internal freedom not to be enslaved by our appetites.”- John Ortberg In Chapter 12 (“Temptation: How Not to Get Hooked”) of The Me I Want to Be, John Ortberg tells of when he and his wife fly-fished for the first time.  Reflecting […]


What spills out of me reveals what’s inside of me

By Dave Henning / June 12, 2017

“When someone bumps into me, what spills out of me reveals what is inside of me. . . . When the Spirit flows in you, you are given power to become the person God designed.”- John Ortberg “As the deer pants for streams of water, so my soul pants for you, my God.”- Psalm 42:1 […]

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