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Am I Manipulative and Controlling?

By Leslie Vernick | July 30, 2012 |

Morning friends, I have GREAT NEWS! My new website is launched! Visit us at www.leslievernick.com and you will receive a great free resource when you sign up–access to a recording of my webinar, Does God Want You to Be Happy. Also, if you sign up before Tuesday 7/31 at midnight, your name will be entered into a drawing for a…

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Topic: My husband pressures me sexually to do things I don’t like. What’s my responsibility here?

By Leslie Vernick | July 2, 2012 |

Morning friends, I had the best weekend with my dear friend, Dee Brestin. She invited me to her home in Door County, Wisconsin for some rest and concentrated writing time. We were in bed by 8:30, up by 6am, writing until noon. I finished almost three whole chapters which encouraged me greatly. In the afternoons, we kayaked or hiked, shared…

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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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When Trying Harder Becomes Destructive

By Leslie Vernick | June 18, 2012 |

Good morning friends, I am flying out very early today (Monday) to Colorado Springs to tape three different interviews tomorrow (Tuesday) with Focus on the Family. I’ll let you know when they will air but please pray for me. Pray that I am clear minded, am able to communicate wisely and that God will be glorified. Then Wednesday I fly…

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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: Am I Being a Bad Example?

By Leslie Vernick | May 14, 2012 |

Good Morning Friends, My newsletter entitled Why Am I Afraid to Tell You Who I Am? is going out tomorrow. In it, you will get a sneak peak at my new website that will go live shortly, and I’m also giving away two (2) copies of Gary Thomas’ new book, Every Body Matters. Gary is the author of Sacred Marriage…

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Topic: How Do I Live with a Tyrant?

By Leslie Vernick | February 13, 2012 |

Good morning friends, I’m so excited about the new webinar series that I’ve started. It will begin this Wednesday night, February 15th at 9pm ET, 6pm PT and go for three weeks. This Wednesday I will be talking about Getting Rid of Stinkin’ Thinkin’. February 22nd will be on Managing Negative Emotions and February 29th will be on Building Healthy…

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Are You Living by Faith or by Fear?

By Leslie Vernick | January 2, 2012 |

Happy New Year Friends, Are you the kind of person who makes New Years’ Resolutions? I am. I was just going back over last year’s goals and was happy I met some of them, but other’s I totally forgot about it. How about you? What resolutions did you manage to actually keep or change through 2011 and what got pushed…

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My mom’s in an emotionally destructive relationship with my dad. What should I do?

By Leslie Vernick | September 19, 2011 |

Good Monday Morning Friends: I hope you had a beautiful weekend. I just finished reading a beautifully written new book by Michael and Gina Spehn, The Color of Rain. It is a true story of incredible loss, hope, and trust in God’s goodness. Both Michael and Gina lost their spouses to cancer at young ages. The shared grief turned to…

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