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How Much More Time Before I Feel Normal Again?

By Leslie Vernick | February 17, 2021 |

Morning friend, Today I was busy doing the webinars for the 4 Big Lies that Christian women believe that keep them stuck, afraid and confused in their destructive marriage so I invited my friend and colleague Wendy Douglas to share with you her answer to one of our reader’s questions. Wendy holds a master’s diploma in biblical counseling specializing in…

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I Am Lost. I Need Help.

By Leslie Vernick | March 15, 2017 |

Morning friends, Whew, I’m glad I’m in Arizona and not in Pennsylvania. This week the East Coast was hit with a March blizzard and friends back there are sending me their pictures digging out of the snow. Here in Arizona, we are in an unusual heat wave. Temperatures are in the high 80’s and the sun is hot. But I…

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How I Got Covered In Poison

By Leslie Vernick | July 8, 2015 |

Morning friends, Please pray for me. I am covered with poison ivy. I will get through this but for the moment it’s pretty miserable. Last week I went out to my front door, which I rarely do since we have a side entrance garage. I wanted to plant some geraniums in my two pots on my porch. I was shocked.…

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My Husband’s Getting More Controlling And Uses The Bible to Back It Up

By Leslie Vernick | December 2, 2013 |

Morning friends, I just returned from a fabulous weekend at America’s Keswick, a Christian conference center whose main ministry is the Colony of Mercy. This ministry is a residential treatment center for men who are caught in addictions – all kinds, and their families. If you know someone who could benefit from real gospel oriented help, this group is top…

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Three Essentials to Thriving Marriages

By Leslie Vernick | November 25, 2013 |

                      Morning Friends,   This weekend I had the awesome privilege of ministering to the wonderful folks at The First Baptist Church of Glenarden, MD as well as speaking at the Sunday morning service at Loudoun Bible Church in Ashburn, VA. I feel so blessed to do work I truly…

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He Said He’s A New Man. Now What?

By Leslie Vernick | November 11, 2013 |

  Good Monday friends, If you are a Veteran, I want to thank you for serving our country and sacrificing yourself for my freedom. I’d love to thank you by gifting you with a CD, The TRUTH Principle. Just e-mail my assistant Donna at assistant@leslievernick.com with your name and address, and I will personally sign it for you and mail…

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My Mother’s In A Destructive Marriage With My Father

By Leslie Vernick | October 21, 2013 |

                Morning friends, I’m heading off to Liberty University in Virginia this morning (October 21) to speak to their counseling students tonight on Destructive Marriages. Tomorrow (October 22), I’ll be speaking to a group of pastors in the morning, and then in the evening I’m going to be doing a 3 hour webinar…

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My Spouse Is A Chronic Liar. What Can I Do?

By Leslie Vernick | September 9, 2013 |

                  Morning friends, I’m heading off to Nashville this week for the American Association of Christian Counselors Conference. I will be speaking several times on The Emotionally Destructive Marriage. Please pray for me. Pray for stamina and strength. The week looks to be very busy. Pray that I effectively and powerfully communicate…

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Why Do You Separate and When Do You Separate?

By Leslie Vernick | August 12, 2013 |

                  Evening friends, We’ve had some great discussion this week about whether or not a person in an emotionally destructive marriage has biblical grounds for separation. Instead of tackling a new question this week, I want to continue this dialogue because it is so crucial not only to individuals in destructive marriages,…

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