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The sweet spot – where gifts and desires overlap

By Dave Henning / February 14, 2018

“The key is finding the sweet spot where gifts and desires overlap.  God-given gifts are what we’re best at.  God-ordained desires are what we’re most passionate about.  And the place where those gifts and desires overlap is the sweet spot.”- Mark Batterson “The Christian shoemaker does his duty not by putting little crosses on shoes, […]


The voice of our own gladness

By Dave Henning / February 13, 2018

“The voice we should listen to the most as we choose a vocation is the voice that we might think we should listen to the least, and that is the voice of our own gladness.”- Frederick Buechner, Wishful Thinking: A Seeker’s ABC (1995) “You make known to me the path of life; in your presence […]


Taproot of life

By Dave Henning / August 15, 2016

“The taproot of life- our relationship with Jesus Christ- remains the silent, unseen, and yet essential source of what makes life really matter.”- Dr. Wayne Stiles As Dr. Stiles continues Chapter 5 of Waiting on God, he observes that no one likes to be forgotten.  That’s because we feel being forgotten underscores our irrelevance.  As […]

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