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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 Help My Adult Daughter Who’s in an Abusive Marriage?

By Leslie Vernick | February 28, 2024 |

Morning friend, Next week I am heading to Seoul, South Korea. Over 40 years ago we adopted a baby girl from Korea, and she and I are flying there to meet her birth parents and Korean extended family. It’s going to be a trip of a lifetime and I’m so honored that she wanted me to accompany her on this…

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He Refuses to Hear Me or Change. Now What?

By Leslie Vernick | February 21, 2024 |

Morning friend, Our 3 month Walking In CORE Strength coaching group is now open for registration. If you’ve tried all by yourself to get healthier and stronger and have not had great results, maybe it’s time for you to join WCS. In it you will find the support, accountability, and step-by-step guidance to build that internal strength you need to…

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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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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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Recognizing Mature Love in Your Marriage

By LeAnne Parsons | December 6, 2023 |

Dear Beloved Reader, As we approach Christmas, my heart swells with gratitude and love, making this season one of my favorite times of the year. The gentle weaving of gratitude and the gift of pure love continually remind me to focus on what matters most as we close this year and prepare to embrace the next with great anticipation and…

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