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Am I Being Stupid Or Nice

By Leslie Vernick | December 28, 2022 |

Morning friend,  Christmas 2022 has passed, and a New Year is right around the corner. What will you do to make 2023 different? This week, the time between what’s old and what’s new invites reflection. What am I letting go of? What do I want to take hold of?  This morning I asked God 3 questions. “God, what do you…

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Flowers Are Not Enough

By LeAnne Parsons | December 21, 2022 |

Hello my friends! Coach LeAnne here, I love this time of year. The beauty and the brokenness of it all. I cherish the birthday celebration of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, and the many opportunities to share love, joy, peace, and hope with those we care most about, and it is also a time to mourn, remember and honor…

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What Boundaries Are Appropriate With Someone Who Won’t Talk with You?

By Leslie Vernick | November 2, 2022 |

Morning friend, This is a busy week this week for me. A lot is happening and I’d appreciate your prayers especially Thursday, Friday and Saturday during our conference. Next week I will be leaving for a cruise that we booked pre-covid and are finally able to go. My coaches will be answering some of your questions while I am gone.…

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He Has Aspergers, Do I Stay?

By Leslie Vernick | March 9, 2022 |

Morning friend, It’s been a hard week and I’d appreciate your prayers. It’s hard all over and for everyone for sure. We need one another’s support and prayers for times like these. As I’ve been struggling and wrestling with something in my life, I’ve learned to press pause and remind myself that I do have choices. I can cope in…

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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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Controlling Someone Or Having Good Boundaries. What’s The Difference?

By Leslie Vernick | June 9, 2021 |

Morning friend, I appreciate the interaction on this weeks’ blog. One question was regarding Jesus’ interaction with the Rich Young Ruler. There is a lot to be said about this interaction which I don’t have time to unpack here, but my point in using this illustration in the particular blog question was that Jesus didn’t offer this man unconditional relationship. …

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How Much Should I Forbear

By Leslie Vernick | April 21, 2021 |

Morning friends, Do you ever read the Bible and “see” a new verse in there?  One that you’ve never seen before even though you’ve read it from cover to cover several times? I love that about God’s word. It’s living and active. It comes alive in different places in new ways each time we read it. The verse that popped…

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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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