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Is It Wrong to Be Compassionate Towards Your Own Self?

By Leslie Vernick | June 26, 2024 |

Morning friend, I am on a cruise in Alaska speaking for the American Association of Christian Counselors. This Arizona girl hates the cold, but this is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity so I bought some of those little foot and hand warmer packets and I will activate them to keep warm. I’ll send a picture for next week’s blog. Questions: I love…

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How Do I Unhook Myself From Getting Upset Over False Accusations And Criticism?

By Leslie Vernick | January 5, 2022 |

Morning friend, We are sick at our house. Prayers appreciated. It’s been a tough few weeks. Today’s Question: How can I unhook myself from getting offended by others’ abusive words and false accusations?  Answer: What a great question. Instead of asking “How can I get someone to stop falsely accusing me” or “How can I get someone to speak more…

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What’s Wrong With Sacrificially Helping Others?

By Leslie Vernick | November 24, 2021 |

Morning friend, I am cooking and hosting Thanksgiving dinner this year. How about you? My adult children are also bringing food. My granddaughters will set the table. Everyone helps clean up. I don’t do it all. I don’t want to do it all. We’re about to enter into a season where sometimes we can get stressed out, tapped out, and…

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How Do I Heal A Broken Heart?

By Leslie Vernick | December 9, 2020 |

Morning friends, We had a great response to the webinar last week on 3 Mindset Shifts to Get Out of Victim Mindset and Into Owner Mindset. It filled faster than it’s ever filled up before. To be added to the Empowered To Change program’s waitlist, click here.  Today’s Question: I have been separated from my husband for almost 2 years.…

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Is This A Good Friendship?

By Leslie Vernick | March 4, 2020 |

Morning friends, I was hiking yesterday with a friend and we were talking about one of my favorite subjects, the importance of #doing your own work. The easiest thing to do when we are in distress is to blame someone else for it. The Bible is full of examples of blaming and avoiding responsibility. But at times my teaching about…

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Help, I Can’t Seem To Find Female Friends

By Leslie Vernick | September 13, 2017 |

Morning friends,  I am excited about the opportunity to speak this Friday to a group of pastors and counselors in the Southern California area on how to help women suffering in emotionally destructive marriages.  I put out a question on my CONQUER page about what you wish your pastor or Christian counselor had said to you when you sought help. …

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Are Negative Consequences Unbiblical?

By Leslie Vernick | December 28, 2016 |

Morning friends, I am having a great week here in Arizona with my three loves. We are baking, taking walks, playing games, telling stories, talking and loving each other. They are so darn cute. When I was cooking a turkey breast for Christmas dinner, I opened the oven and my middle granddaughter, Leilani, said “What are you cooking Nana?” I…

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