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How Do I Help My Son Who Is Siding with His Dad?

By Leslie Vernick | May 1, 2024 |

Morning friend, Let me share something I’ve been doing lately that has brought me a greater sense of peace, self-control, and joy. I don’t do it perfectly, but I’ve been doing it more often. I pause and notice. For example, when I walk, I am deep into my audiobook. I pause, stop listening, and take notice of what’s around me…

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Faith, Family, and Facing Change: Talking About Divorce with Adult Children

By LeAnne Parsons | April 10, 2024 |

My friends, it’s time for fresh starts and new beginnings. The chill of winter is melting away, and the budding and blooming plants, trees and flowers are reminders that profound transformation is in God’s plan for this next season in North America. Spring brings more than just warmer weather and blooming flowers; it’s a symbol of healing and renewal, much…

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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 Do I Keep Myself from Reverting to Old Habits?

By Susan King | December 13, 2023 |

Hello, Friends! The year is quickly coming to a close. This time of year, people tend to get busy with social events and holiday planning. I am going to ask you to pause and consider how you have grown this year. Are you happy with the person you are and the relationships you have with yourself and others? Maybe you…

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How Much Time Do I Give Him To Show Me?

By Leslie Vernick | September 27, 2023 |

Morning friend, I’ve just returned from a busy two weeks of speaking and traveling. I spoke to over 350 men and women at the American Association of Christian Counselors conference on rebuilding broken trust. This year, more than in previous years I felt an openness and acceptance that some marriages cannot be fixed. Not because God can’t heal but because…

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Why Do I Feel So Resentful And Unhappy?

By Susan King | June 14, 2023 |

Hello Friends! It is my privilege to be writing this week’s blog for the Leslie Vernick and Co. team. May was such a whirlwind of a month for me. I have had to schedule a specific time for writing as my deadline narrowly approaches. There have been a plethora of responsibilities and distractions pulling me from my work life lately.…

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Trust Is Built Over Time

By LeAnne Parsons | January 18, 2023 |

Good morning and Happy New Year friends! Coach LeAnne here! We are into the final half of the first month in 2023. How is it going so far? It’s a new year, faced with many challenges, opportunities, choices, and transitions. Committing to live life on purpose, and within the power of God encourages us to cling to His promises. This…

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How Do I Get Through to My Spouse?

By Susan King | January 11, 2023 |

Happy New Year, Friends! Susan here with my first blog entry of the new year. Even though we are a long way from spring, January seems like a good time for fresh starts as we step into 2023. As much as I’d like to hunker down and hibernate all winter, I feel God moving me to be diligent in my…

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My Daughter Is Dating A Boy She’s Crazy About

By Leslie Vernick | March 23, 2022 |

Morning friend, Today’s question is a little different in that it is a parenting question from a concerned parent. If you have worried about your daughter’s dating partner, or if your parents did or said something that helped you wake up to the danger in your dating relationship, please share with this woman to help her get through to her…

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