Lessons From Sarah’s Story

Good afternoon friends, Pray for me as I feel I’m on a bit of overload. I am dedicating this weekend to try to sort things out and clean up my office “piles”. Pray that I am able gain my own clarity on using my time well and not neglecting good self-care. Today’s Question: I have […]

Am I Controlling?

Morning friends: Here is a poem I read yesterday that touched my heart. I hope it touches yours as well. Praying the Heart You can only pray what’s in your heart. So if your heart is being ripped from your chest Pray the tearing If your heart is full of bitterness Pray it to the […]

More Clarity on Boundaries and Consequences

Merry Christmas Friends, I hope you are ready. If not, then let it go. It’s time to stop being frantic and remember what Christmas is all about. Over the past few weeks I’ve answered several questions about boundaries and consequences. And, from your many responses, some of you are waking up to the idea that […]

Stay Well, Leave Well

Morning Friends, It’s hard to believe we’re nearing the end of 2013 and Christmas will be here in a few short days. I hope you’re not getting all crazy busy and not giving yourself some moments to pause, reflect and enjoy the music and beauty of the season. Today’s Question: In the 24 hours since […]

Boundaries and Consequences

Morning friends, Sorry I’m late with this blog.  It’s been that kind of week. You know what I’m talking about.  I got a new computer and I’m on a steep learning curve.  Yes, I’ve finally converted to MAC.  December is the month I’ve committed to learning this before I start traveling again in January. I’ve […]

I’ve Been Hit, Cheated On, And I Asked Him Those Three Questions. Now What?

Hi Friends, Please pray for me. I need to carve out more time for God, more time for solitude, more time for exercise, more time for quality writing and yet, my plate is full of wonderful opportunities that are hard to let go of or ignore. Pray I have wisdom to know what needs to […]

Am I Manipulative Or Am I Implementing Consequences?

  Morning friends, I put a new video up on my site home page entitled Building Your CORE Strength. Even if you’re not in a destructive marriage, I think you will find it helpful. Please share it with others. This month is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. If you’d like to help a woman in need, […]

My Spouse Is A Chronic Liar. What Can I Do?

                  Morning friends, I’m heading off to Nashville this week for the American Association of Christian Counselors Conference. I will be speaking several times on The Emotionally Destructive Marriage. Please pray for me. Pray for stamina and strength. The week looks to be very busy. Pray that […]

How Do I Approach My Church Leaders?

  Morning Friends, Thanks so much for your prayers. I had the best vacation. I read, rested, and recharged my spirit which was much needed. Lately, I’ve heard from many women who have been deeply discouraged by the response they’ve received from their church leaders when they’ve asked for help for their destructive husbands. I’ve […]