I Left My Destructive Marriage, Now What?

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Morning Friends, I spend the weekend cleaning out my closets and boy did it feel good. I am reading the book, The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up by Marie Kondo. I think there is something very healing about decluttering your space. When we get too full of stuff (internally or externally) we can’t be at […]

I Found A Counselor – But Is She Right For Me?

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Morning friends, Still acclimating to being home. I’ve lost a few things in the transition that I can’t find and it’s driving me crazy. This Saturday I’m speaking at the Desire Conference in Scranton, PA. It’s a conference for church leaders and people helpers. Would love to see you there. Register here. I am excited […]

My Husband Is In Denial About His Abuse

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Morning friends, I’m headed back to Pennsylvania and will be on the road all week. I’d appreciate your prayers for safe travels. We’ve had a great time and will miss our sweet granddaughters. It’s been great having this time to get to know them more and vice versa.   This week’s question: I have felt […]

Am I Making Up My Abuse?

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Morning friends, Hope you had a great weekend. I got a bad cold but had a great speaking event at the Casablanca Bridal Shop in Newport Beach, California. The sponsoring organization, Celebrate Forever, seeks to educate couples on what makes relationships work, and equip them with the tools and skills to transform bad relational habits […]

Do I Have To Stay Married To An Abusive Spouse?

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Morning friends, Over the last few weeks we’ve talked about our various “selves” and ways we can recognize the good parts and bad parts, the healthy parts and not so healthy parts, the parts that work “for us” and the parts that work against us. Last week I added the dimension of masculine and feminine […]