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Rewriting A Bad Story

By Leslie Vernick | April 28, 2021 |

Morning friend, We spent the weekend in Pinetop, our summer cabin home. It was a beautiful weekend. Blue sunny skies. Cool breezes. But being away all winter does tell a story. The mice found refuge in our cabin on cold winter days and nights. I went to put on my slippers and found mouse droppings in the toes of my…

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I’m Afraid Of Rejection

By Leslie Vernick | December 11, 2019 |

Morning friends, I just returned from Chicago where I had a great visit with my parents, siblings and spouses. I’m so grateful I still get to have these wonderful weekends with my family. It’s a tradition my dad and step-mom started years ago. Instead of buying us gifts, they gift us with a dinner out and going together to a…

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Battling For Peace With An Abusive Ex [Guest Post]

By Leslie Vernick | July 11, 2018 |

Morning friends, I am on a much-needed vacation. I’ve invited Angela Strong, a Christian novelist to share her story about finding peace in the midst of the war with her spouse. I think you will find her story helpful and encouraging.   Though my first husband left me almost a decade ago, having kids together means I have to continue…

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I’m Afraid To Be Honest, But Other Than That, We Have An Amazing Marriage

By Leslie Vernick | August 16, 2017 |

Morning friend, Thanks for your prayers. I need and appreciate them. Still trying to figure out what I need to eliminate in order to create more balance in my life. I love how you care for one another so tenderly. Even though I don’t always comment, I read almost every comment posted. Today’s Question: My husband has anger issues. He…

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Don’t Leave Home Without It, Part I

By Leslie Vernick | November 2, 2016 |

Morning Friends, Thank you all for alerting me to the problem still infecting my website. I’m so sorry for the foul pop-ups you saw. After the CONQUER CONFERENCE, we discovered that my website was hacked. We immediately got tech support working on this and by Sunday morning it was removed. What we didn’t know is that there was also some…

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Did I Enable Sexual Abuse?

By Leslie Vernick | May 25, 2016 |

Morning friends, I love to travel but it is always good to be home. There is something very soothing about a normal routine – and your own bed and pillow that just does a body good. Sigh….. Registration for our first LIVE CONQUER conference, “Becoming the Best Possible You both Inside and Out” is right around the corner. Registration opens…

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Fear Formula Pt. II [Guest Blogger]

By Leslie Vernick | May 18, 2016 |

Morning friends, I’m back from a glorious 10-day vacation to Europe. I’ve traveled a lot – mostly for ministry and have been to many unusual countries including Cambodia, Cuba and Iraq. But, exploring the wonderful countries of Europe has been on my bucket list since high school and at last, I am having the opportunity. Last year we went to…

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Scared To Death, Fear Formula Pt.1, [Guest Blogger]

By Leslie Vernick | May 11, 2016 |

Morning Friends, I’m still in Germany (home tomorrow). Today we have another guest who is going to talk about our problem with fear. After the huge snowstorm in January of 2016 here on the East Coast, she told me the sad story about an elderly woman who died. As we processed what happened and how her fear got the best…

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My Friend’s Turned On Me After My Divorce – How Can I Recover?

By Leslie Vernick | June 10, 2015 |

Hi Friends I’m in Chicago and just finished visiting with my family and doing a radio program for Moody Mid-Day Connection on The Emotionally Destructive Marriage. The response was huge and I hear more and more women being willing to tell the truth about how destructive their marriage has become. And, believe it or not, I’m also hearing from a…

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