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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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My New Marriage Is Abusive. Now What?

By Leslie Vernick | May 12, 2021 |

Morning friend, I’m heading to the Called To Peace retreat in Asheville, NC this weekend. It’s going to be a wonderful weekend of healing, rest and restoration for women. I’m so excited to be their speaker and I ask for your prayers. I’ll be speaking 7 different times, some on panels, but I will need prayer for my stamina, strength…

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Speak Up And Set Boundaries

By Leslie Vernick | April 14, 2021 |

Morning friend, We had a great launch for our CONQUER membership.  Hope you joined. More than ever, as Christian women, we need to put our brave on and speak out against abuse of all kinds and the power structures in our society and churches that keep women stuck, scared and silent. It’s tempting to depend upon good Christian brothers, pastors,…

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Can I Have Good Boundaries And Still Be Compassionate?

By Leslie Vernick | May 29, 2019 |

Morning friends, I’ve made the transition. I’m now up in Pinetop, AZ for the summer months in our little cabin in the woods. My granddaughters are here for two weeks and we are enjoying the cooler weather. Hopefully, it will warm up too, but to 80 degrees and not to 100 degrees. Looking forward to some hiking, pickleball, reading, and…

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My Husband Wants To Reconcile, But I Don’t Trust Him

By Leslie Vernick & Co. | March 27, 2019 |

Morning friends, Well, I finally have a new puppy. Meet Addison, Addie for short. Someone from this blog actually told me about a breeder who had puppies, Dallas Labradoodles, and Addie is amazing, but a ton of work. I forgot what it’s like to have a new puppy. It’s just like having a baby except you can put it in…

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Can I Have Good Boundaries And Be Compassionate?

By Leslie Vernick | February 20, 2019 |

Morning friends, Hope you can join me this Thursday (February 21) for my free webinar on 4 Lies That Keep You Feeling Stuck, Miserable and Afraid…..And, What You Can Do To Stop Them.  You must register to attend, either at Noon ET or 7:30 ET. I will also be addressing other lies with some FB LIVE teaching throughout this week…

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Do I Have To Have A Relationship With My Mother-In-Law?

By Leslie Vernick | November 7, 2018 |

Morning friends, Thanks so much for your prayers. It was a grueling week and I spoke a lot and now I’m sick with a head cold. I have another week of travel to go. As I gave my keynote address at AACC there was a collective gasp when I said, “Abuse, adultery, and addictions are not marital problems. They cause…

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My Husband Has The Disease Of Alcoholism. Should I Accept That?

By Leslie Vernick | October 3, 2018 |

Morning friends, This is my 500th blog. Whew. Each week for almost 10 years I’ve been answering someone’s question and each week I get lots more questions. I’ve so appreciated all the community and support you give one another here. Thank you. Some of you are going to the 2018 CONQUER Conference. I would love to meet you and have…

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He Is Alienating The Children, What Do I Do?

By Leslie Vernick | June 27, 2018 |

Morning friends, Wow, we’ve had a lively discussion this past week and you all are learning how to speak up for yourself, ask compelling questions and challenge one another while staying in CORE. Please continue to be careful about jumping to conclusions or making assumptions about another person’s motives. Healthy debate and disagreement invite us to reflect and think but…

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