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Embracing the Belt of Truth: Navigating Love and Authenticity in the Month of Hearts

By LeAnne Parsons | February 14, 2024 |

Greetings friends! As we step into February, a month where hearts and love are so often celebrated, it’s essential to pause and reflect on the ‘belt of truth’ that girds our lives. For many women, this time of year can be bittersweet, tinged with challenges and struggles in relationships that may not mirror the fairy tale stories of love and…

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How To Navigate Romantic Holidays With A Destructive Partner

By Susan King | February 7, 2024 |

Hello, friends! January hit hard with a flurry of snow and lots of shoveling in West Michigan. I am hoping for something different this month. We can’t always know what is next in life, but we often have some ideas about what to anticipate. Whether or not Punxsutawney Phil is correct or not, I know God will bring a thaw…

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What Is a Godly Wife Supposed to Do?

By Leslie Vernick | January 31, 2024 |

I just returned from a busy week of work travel. I love meeting our CONQUER sisters when I travel and talking one-on-one with so many women who are freshly learning that they are co-equal image-bearers. That they are not less-than and their purpose is not to prop up dysfunctional, foolish, immature, or wicked men, even if that man is their…

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I’m Gladly Divorced, Why Am I Hurt That He’s Moved On?

By Leslie Vernick | January 24, 2024 |

Morning friend, I’m traveling this week. I’ll be at a meeting in New Orleans and then speaking at Lysa Terkeurst’s event on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday. I’d appreciate your prayers for my health, stamina, and safety as well as for healing for the women who attend the Haven House Intensive. It’s always a precious and sacred time. Today’s Question: My…

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I Can Never Please Him No Matter What I Do

By Susan King | January 17, 2024 |

Happy January, friends! I hope you all had a safe and enjoyable holiday season. I was able to take a little time off to be with family and friends. The pace of life slowed down a little bit, but in some ways, it seemed busier than usual. Now that I am back to the normal routines of my life, I…

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Breaking Free and Building Bridges

By LeAnne Parsons | January 10, 2024 |

Happy New Year friends!  As I stand on the threshold of a brand new year, my heart is brimming with hope and anticipation, it’s a time for reflection, renewal, and restarts. It’s a time to set intentions that will guide me through the days and months ahead “UNITED”.  In a world that often feels divided, my aim for this year…

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I Feel Guilty I Feel So Good That He’s Gone

By Leslie Vernick | January 3, 2024 |

Morning friend, Well, we’re into a brand new year. I always love turning the page in life. A new day, a new month, a new year. Each day, season, month, and year, is a fresh start. If we’re paying attention, we get to write how the main character of our story (us) shows up. What she does, says, thinks, believes.…

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How Can I Heal When He’s Still Toxic and We Have Children to Parent?

By Leslie Vernick | December 27, 2023 |

Morning friend, I hope you had a blessed Christmas even if things at home were not that great. I’ve been struck this year in new ways on how God used two women, Mary and Elizabeth, in a patriarchal culture, to speak his truth. The feminine voice is important to God, even if it hasn’t been valued in your church or…

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How to Heal Through a Painful Story

By Leslie Vernick | December 20, 2023 |

Morning friends, We are starting our six-month coaching group Empowered to Change in January. Most of us probably have spent some time thinking about a few ways we’d like the New Year to be different. Every year, people treat the new year like it’s a magical time where you can start to eat better, sleep better, exercise more, and achieve…

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