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Raising Good Sons

By Leslie Vernick | March 25, 2013 |

Good morning friends, I’m in sunny California celebrating my granddaughter’s third birthday.  She is such a joy to watch growing up. She wanted to be a princess, so here are some pictures of her in her princess dress as well as pictures of her two sisters enjoying her birthday party.    In light of the tragic incident in Steubenville, Ohio,…

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Desperate Wife Needs Answers: Does She Need to Repent?

By Leslie Vernick | March 18, 2013 |

  Question: I don’t know how to write you to express my sense of desperation for help right now in my marriage. I have been married for 35 years, and my husband and I have been going through crises off and on for the last 7 years. Currently, through a course of very complicated events including the fact that we…

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Doesn’t Love Cover a Multitude of Sins?

By Leslie Vernick | January 7, 2013 |

          Good morning friends, Today I’m in sunny (hopefully) Texas at a getaway with some girlfriends who I meet with once a year to learn from, cry with, be accountable to and have fun with. We’ve been doing this for four or five years now and I always look forward to this time of reflection, redirection…

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Setting Boundaries, Entitlement Thinking and Demanding Respect

By Leslie Vernick | November 19, 2012 |

  Hi Friends, Thank you for all your helpful comments on how the church can be more helpful in situations of abuse and destructive marriages. I am on the final stretches of writing this book and I am very excited to see how God is shaping it and putting it all together. I do not think you’ll be disappointed. I…

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My Husband is a Chronic Liar. What Can I Do?

By Leslie Vernick | June 25, 2012 |

Good morning blog friends, I was so encouraged by your responses to last week’s blog, When Trying Harder Becomes Destructive. In writing this new book, I am trying to say some new and bold things (for a Christian female author) and want to do it in a wise, God-centered way, so I deeply appreciate all your prayers. My time with…

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My whole family is rude and disrespectful. What can I do?

By Leslie Vernick | June 4, 2012 |

Hi friends, I feel your prayers for this new book I’m birthing. Thank you so much. It is such a discipline to park my bottom down in my chair for hours at a time during the weekend just to write and pray and think, especially when I sit most of the week for counseling and coaching clients. My computer is…

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Topic: Does God say I have to be sexually available to my abusive husband?

By Leslie Vernick | February 27, 2012 |

Dear friends, Thank you for your prayers. I have felt them and continue to ask God for his guidance as to pacing and scheduling. Watch your mailbox later this week. My newsletter will be coming out Thursday entitled Are you Guilty of Being Too Nice? I get many questions from women who wonder what their responsibility or obligation is sexually…

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Topic: What am I saying when I share my husband with another woman?

By Leslie Vernick | February 20, 2012 |

Good morning friends, We are having a great time in the webinar series, Does God Want me to be Happy. Last week we learned how to identify and get rid of our negative thoughts. This week we are going to learn how to manage our negative emotions so that they don’t get the best of us. It’s still possible to…

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Consequences or Punishment?

By Leslie Vernick | January 30, 2012 |

Good Monday Morning friends, I’m so excited. We have over 500 people registered for the free webinar on Wednesday night, February 1 at 9PM ET answering the question, Does God Want me to Be Happy? It’s not too late to join us, and we’d love to have you attend. Click here for more information or to register. This week’s question:…

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