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Stained glass – beautiful in brokenness

By Dave Henning / January 12, 2023

“Parts of you seem well-inhabited by God.  The rest of you seems practically pagan. . . .  How can these parts exist in the same human being?  Because we are like stained glass — beautiful even in our brokenness, but made up of many fragments.”- John Eldredge “For I do not understand my own actions.  […]


Your Levi = your opposite you

By Dave Henning / March 10, 2020

“Your Levi is your ‘opposite you.’  ‘Opposite yous’ can drain your joy bank.  There is a tension, an awkwardness.  Anger — low grade or high flame — can flare.  Inability to manage the relationship can lead to isolation, prejudice, and bigotry.”- Max Lucado “Later, as Jesus left the town, he saw a tax collector named […]


A ‘stained-glass’ image of prayer

By Dave Henning / July 2, 2017

“Countless people . . . have such a ‘stained-glass’ image of prayer that they fail to recognize what they are experiencing as prayer and so condemn themselves for not praying.”- Richard Foster, Prayer (1992) In  Chapter 11 (“Let Your Talking Flow Into Praying”) of The Me I Want to Be, John Ortberg asks, “How is […]

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