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Help I Don’t Want to Make the Same Mistakes

By LeAnne Parsons | September 28, 2022 |

Hey friend, this is Coach LeAnne Parsons and I’m going to be answering this week’s question. I’ve been on Leslie’s team for 2 ½ years now, and I am passionate and committed to walking with women as they grow in relationship with themselves, God, and others. Together, we reclaim our voices and our brave in the relationships that matter most to us.…

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Parental Alienation

By Susan King | September 21, 2022 |

Good Morning, Friends! My name is Susan King, a coach on the Leslie Vernick & Co. team. I have the opportunity to fill in for Leslie by addressing today’s blog question.  As I let my dogs outside this morning, I was reminded of the coming fall. The morning air was cool and crisp; children were getting up and out for…

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He’s Ready To Get Help, Should I Move Home?

By Leslie Vernick | September 14, 2022 |

Morning friend, I had a great time at the American Association of Christian Counselors conference last week in Dallas. It was hard work and emotionally and physically draining but I sensed an openness and willingness to listen as I have not before. Perhaps it’s been all the recent news stories about how the church has covered up abuse of many…

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I’m Broken and Lost. What Do I Do?

By Leslie Vernick | September 7, 2022 |

Morning friend, I am in Dallas, TX this week for the American Association of Christian Counselors conference. I’d appreciate your prayers as I am speaking several times around some tough topics. Pray I can stay focused and honor God in all I say. Question: I do not normally do this, but I am lost and broken. You see when I…

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Living In The Truth When It’s Hard And Ugly

By Leslie Vernick | August 31, 2022 |

Morning friend, I’m angry as I answer this reader’s question. I’m angry at her church and pastors for not being wise enough to know what they were dealing with and continuing to make the mistake of prioritizing the institution of marriage and a man’s sexual needs over a wife’s safety, sanity and the well-being of the children in this destructive…

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You Do Have Choices

By Leslie Vernick | August 24, 2022 |

Morning friends, I have an exciting announcement. After almost a year in the works, it’s DONE. We have a brand-new website and I’m anxious for you to hop over and have a look. It’s still at leslievernick.com but is fresher, easier to navigate, and totally updated.  Since we are filling up our current classes quickly, we also opened some new…

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Are My Boundaries Selfish

By Leslie Vernick | August 17, 2022 |

Morning friend, We’ve been having a good discussion on last week’s topic about boundaries and being accused of being controlling.  One of our readers posted this additional question to last week’s topic: PS: Our free webinar is this Thursday, August 18 at noon ET and at 7:30 pm ET. If you haven’t registered yet, click here.  Question: Leslie, you say…

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How Do I Apply CORE Strength To Justify Boundaries?

By Leslie Vernick | August 10, 2022 |

Morning friend, My 92-year-old father just left. It was wonderful having him visit us here in Arizona. It reminds me of the legacy we leave to those who have watched us live our lives. My dad is not a perfect person, but he’s consistently lived out his godly values. My grandchildren, his great-grandchildren have gotten to know him better this…

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When Your Old Beliefs Must Change to Grow

By Leslie Vernick | August 3, 2022 |

Morning friend, I’m back from my July break refreshed and recharged. I have a renewed sense of God’s desire for us as women, to help one another heal, grow, and thrive even in a scary uncertain world. It’s time to leave behind some of our old ways of thinking and being so that we can fully mature. Paul says when…

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