All posts in " wounds "

Wounds often surface when we feel safe

By Dave Henning / November 19, 2020

“Our wounds often surface only when at last we feel physically or emotionally safe.  Once we are out of survival mode, our bodies, minds, and spirits can finally bear to consider our stories and the reasons we are so emotionally dysregulated.”- Aundi Kolber ” ‘Even if the mountains walk away and the hills fall to […]


Spiritually healthy – rename wounder Forgiven

By Dave Henning / April 29, 2020

“We will all be in a spiritually healthy place when we can acknowledge the wounds of people who have harmed us and yet rename them ‘Forgiven’ rather than focusing our attention on their wretched actions that caused us pain.”- Esther Fleece Allen And Joseph replied, “Don’t be afraid of me.  Am I God, that I […]


When our wounds meet the Healer

By Dave Henning / November 16, 2017

“When our wounds meet the Healer, we begin to live from new places of restoration instead of just working to avoid these old aches.”- Sara Hagerty “The Spirit of the Sovereign LORD is upon me, because the LORD has anointed me to preach good news to the poor.  He has sent me to bind up […]


Brokers of healing

By Dave Henning / December 24, 2016

“We can be brokers of healing exactly where we have known the most brokenness.”- Ann Voskamp “I’m telling the solemn truth: Whenever you did one of these things to someone overlooked or ignored, that was me- you did it to me.”- Matthew 25:36 (The Message) Ann Voskamp concludes Chapter 16 of The Broken Way by […]


Wounds from a friend

By Dave Henning / March 16, 2016

“Wounds from a friend can be trusted, but an enemy multiplies kisses.”- Proverbs 27:6 Today June Hunt concludes her discussion of seven strategies you can use to retrain your brain to forgive. 5.  Practice forgiving the daily wrongs.  Ms. Hunt points out that our daily lives are filled with routine affronts.  If we are unable […]

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