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When Your Old Beliefs Must Change to Grow

By Leslie Vernick | August 3, 2022 |

Morning friend, I’m back from my July break refreshed and recharged. I have a renewed sense of God’s desire for us as women, to help one another heal, grow, and thrive even in a scary uncertain world. It’s time to leave behind some of our old ways of thinking and being so that we can fully mature. Paul says when…

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Blame Versus Responsibility. What’s The Difference?

By Leslie Vernick | January 19, 2022 |

Morning friend, I’m still recovering from the tail end of the Rona virus. Doing much better though. My energy is back and that is huge. Thanks for your prayers. I’m going to do something a little different today. Instead of answering a question, I’m going to respond to a comment from someone who believed I was shaming and blaming a…

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How Do I Read His Kindness?

By Leslie Vernick | November 11, 2020 |

Morning friends, I’m thankful to be writing this blog today. I was hiking on Saturday in a new area with a friend. We made all the mistakes a hiker shouldn’t make. We didn’t check out our trail ahead of time. We didn’t tell anyone what specific trail we were going on. We didn’t bring an extra cell phone charger in…

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My Adult Children Treat Me Horrible. What Can I Do?

By Leslie Vernick | April 1, 2020 |

Morning friends, We are in a new normal and I hope all of you and your loved ones are safe. It is unbelievable how just 4 weeks can change the entire world. Crisis of this magnitude has a way of introducing you to your best self. Your bravery, your courage, your perseverance, and fortitude. Your kindness and generosity and sacrificial…

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Am I Controlling?

By Leslie Vernick | September 18, 2019 |

Morning friends, I’m back home but in a mess. Living in one place for 3 ½ months and then transitioning back home and bringing everything back home creates a lot of work. Our little cabin freezes during the winter (yes there are places in Arizona that freeze), so all liquids need to come back here including cleaning supplies, makeup, etc.  …

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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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Moving Beyond The Blame Game

By Leslie Vernick | March 29, 2017 |

Morning friends, I wish I could meet all of you. You bless my heart the way you encourage, strengthen, exhort and support one another. It’s truly amazing. I’m reminded too, that Satan wants us to believe his lies. Lie number one is that we don’t matter, that our life is not significant, and that we are unloved and unlovable. The…

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How Long Do I Have To Keep Being Nice?

By Leslie Vernick & Co. | June 11, 2014 |

  Morning friends, Thanks for your prayers and encouragement. I have felt some refreshment to my spirit and am heading to the beach next week for 3 days of R & R. I’m bringing books and walking shoes and that’s all I want to do. Hope it’s sunny. Monday I posted another blog called Let’s Not Call it Abuse for…

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How To Stop Making Christmas Happen For Everyone

By Leslie Vernick | December 5, 2011 |

Good morning friends, This week I am in Florida at a beautiful condo on the Gulf of Mexico that some friends of mine graciously let me use to rest, read, think, pray and write. I probably will have a little fun too. But beauty is so restorative to my soul. As I’ve said before, it’s essential to our spiritual and…

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