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How To Find And Keep Good Friends
Morning friends, I usually respond to a lot of questions each week about marriage. But last week’s question was about a friendship with another woman and I don’t think we give this topic enough time or energy. Our girlfriend relationships are crucial, probably even more important than marriage because there is no one person, even a good spouse that can…Read More
Do I Attract Toxic People?
Morning friends, Can you believe we are almost done with January? How are you doing in this new decade? I’ve begun implementing some small habit changes that have started to show some real results. For example, while brushing my teeth each day, I started doing 50 squats morning and evening. Before that, I didn’t do any exercise other than pickleball…Read More
I Want To Please God Most. Will Separating From A Destructive Spouse Ruin That?
Morning friends, I imagine you’ve all read or heard in the news the expose’ on what’s happening within the Southern Baptist Church in their mishandling and covering up of abuse inside their ranks. It’s heartbreaking and sinful. It’s everything that’s against justice, truth, and the heart of God. Abuse Of Faith Southern Baptist Leaders And Volunteers Accused Of Sexual Misconduct…Read More
When Should I Reconcile?
Morning Friends, I am blown away by the wonderful response so far to our LIVE Conquer Conference. So far, we have over 150 women registered for this amazing event on October 14th and 15th, 2016. You will not want to miss it. For more information or to register, click here. Also, this past week I ventured into Facebook Live and…Read More
Boundaries With Brene Brown (Video)
Morning friends, I am heading to speak to about 60 pastors and counselors in my area on Thursday to teach them how to counsel individuals and couples in destructive marriages. I’m very excited that all these professionals are gathering together for 5 hours of teaching on this important topic. Pray for ears to hear and a great time of encouragement…Read More
Four Ways To Overcome Evil With Good
Morning friends, Thank you for all your additions and personal examples of what constitutes abusive behavior. I have been very sick this week and unable to work so I haven’t been able to comment, but I do want to add just a few more thoughts. I think it’s important to make a crucial distinction between an abusive incident (one-time bad…Read More
If I Leave I’m Afraid I Will Dishonor God
Morning friends, I hope you are getting some time this season to savor our Saviors coming to this planet to show us what God is like. I’ve always loved the first chapter of John, especially these verses, “So the Word became human and made his home among us. He was full of unfailing love and faithfulness. …… No one…Read More
I’m Angry and I Overeat! Please Help
Morning friends, I am heading down to Nashville next week for the American Association Of Christian Counselors Conference. I would deeply appreciate your prayers. I will be speaking next Wednesday afternoon for three hours on Counseling Strategies for the Emotionally Destructive Marriage. Thursday morning, Chris Moles and I are presenting a workshop to about 400 people on Counseling the Emotionally…Read More
Staying Well Together – Part 2
Morning friends, I’m enjoying some days off in sunny California visiting my favorite little girls, Amaya, Leilani and Natalia. I know you are anxious to read part two of how a couple is working hard to stay well together and their individual journeys. Here is W’s journey. My questions to her are in bold her responses follow. How did…Read More