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Our spiritual and emotional natures

By Dave Henning / July 8, 2021

“Both our spiritual and emotional natures need to be based on knowing reality (material and unseen).  Spiritual growth without emotional growth leads to illusion and pride.  At the same time, emotional growth without spiritual growth is empty and vain. . . .  But integrating the two by following the CHRIST stages helps us to keep […]


Lean into turbulence – high water hard!

By Dave Henning / July 7, 2021

“In life it’s important to listen to our Guide’s instruction to lean into turbulence.  This is crucial for maintaining a healthy faith and participation in church and Christian community.”- Bill Gaultiere “Dear brothers and sisters, when troubles come your way, consider it an opportunity for great joy.  For you know that when your faith is […]


The Wall: where our will meets God’s will

By Dave Henning / July 5, 2021

“The Wall represents our will meeting God’s will face to face.  We decide anew whether we are willing to surrender and let God direct our lives.”- Janet Hagberg and Robert Guerlich, The Critical Journey: Stages in the Life of Faith (2005) “Submit yourselves, then, to God.  Resist the devil, and he will flee from you.”- […]


Trail angels – map with a big red star

By Dave Henning / June 27, 2021

A backpacker told me that when he was weary on a remote stretch of the Pacific Coast Trail he encountered trail angels, who showed up out of nowhere with water, food, medicine, encouragement, and a map. . . .  At times we all need a map with a big red star that says ‘You are […]

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