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How Do I Center Myself in God?

By Leslie Vernick | September 20, 2023 |

Hi friend,  I’m traveling for two weeks to Nashville for the AACC conference, Canada, and then Chicago. I’m having some computer problems (and you know me and tech), so couldn’t write a new blog for this week.  But a chronic problem in growing our spiritual life and our emotional and mental health is the lies we’ve been told, especially about…

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Can I Nurture Trust and Overcome Jealousy?

By LeAnne Parsons | August 9, 2023 |

Welcome my friends to a heartfelt and transformative exploration of overcoming jealousy in relationships. The struggle is real. I want to start by sharing that I have personally faced the challenges of navigating jealousy with my partner, and I understand how it can cast a shadow on the love we hold dear. The struggle to find emotional freedom while maintaining…

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How Do I Apply CORE Strength To Justify Boundaries?

By Leslie Vernick | August 10, 2022 |

Morning friend, My 92-year-old father just left. It was wonderful having him visit us here in Arizona. It reminds me of the legacy we leave to those who have watched us live our lives. My dad is not a perfect person, but he’s consistently lived out his godly values. My grandchildren, his great-grandchildren have gotten to know him better this…

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Is There More Than One Right Answer?

By Leslie Vernick | July 27, 2022 |

Morning friend, This is the last week of my July sabbatical but I hope you’ve been enjoying our guest posts. Don’t forget that my new podcast is available: Relationship Truth Unfiltered and each week we release a new episode. This week’s question is answered by Coach LeAnne. LeAnne is an amazing coach and woman of God. She is someone who…

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Is It OK To Do What I Want Even If My Spouse Doesn’t Want Me To?

By Leslie Vernick | June 30, 2021 |

Morning friends, Just a heads up. Sometimes we need a little motivation in the summer to keep vigilant over some bad habits in our life. If compulsive people-pleasing is something that is causing you to be resentful, exhausted and in lopsided relationships, check out our course and new coaching group.  Today’s Question: My husband is a sweet controlling, possessive guy.…

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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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Am I Crazy Or Is He Lying

By Leslie Vernick | March 3, 2021 |

Morning friend, It’s hard to believe that our world has been shut down for a year now. I had planned a trip to France in April that was cancelled this week due to continued COVID restrictions. It’s easy to get angry and depressed. What’s much harder is to take responsibility for our own emotions in an unfair, unpleasant situation and…

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Focus On The Family Told Me To Leave. Was I Wrong?

By Leslie Vernick | December 13, 2017 |

Morning friends, I’ve been meditating on the women of Advent this season in the genealogy of Christ and have been so blessed to see how God uses and blesses women who have experienced grave injustices like Tamar and Bathsheba; women who are disenfranchised, stranded and broken by life’s circumstances like Ruth and Naomi and yet, raises them up and chooses…

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Is It Your Role To Be Submissive To Your Spouse?

By Leslie Vernick | June 7, 2017 |

Morning friends, What robust discussions we’ve had over the past two weeks.  I love how you minister to one another with the loving heart of God. If you have time, head on over to my Facebook Fan Page tonight (Wednesday) at 7:30 pm for my  Moving Beyond Challenge. It’s Easy! Simply Sign Up here.  Sometimes we need a little motivation in the summer to…

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