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Relationship Truth: Unfiltered
I am so excited to announce the launch of my brand new podcast, “Relationship Truth: Unfiltered!” And I want YOU to be among its first listeners. If you know me you know this isn’t the same “how to have a happy marriage” stuff you’ve heard so many times before. This is real, biblical advice you can actually put into practice…Read More
When Is Marital Counseling Not A Good Idea?
Morning friend, I’m heading out to the American Association of Christian Counselors conference in Orlando. I’d appreciate your prayers as I travel and speak. I’m feeling a little worn out from the last month and need some extra prayers to stay healthy and strong. Today’s question: My pastor keeps pressuring me to try marriage counseling again. I’ve been separated for…Read More
My Husband’s Wonderful And Toxic. What Do I Do?
Morning friends, Our nation is in turmoil. We are grieving, scared, and not sure what the outcome will be. Some of that will depend on our next steps forward. I wrote this essay in response to the George Floyd murder and invite you to read it. Click here to view the post. Question: I’m married to a wonderful man who…Read More
Acceptance And Letting Go
Morning friends, I’ve relocated to our summer cabin. Since all my May speaking/travel schedule has been postponed until Fall, there was no reason not to move up to the mountains now. Phoenix heat has been near or at 100 degrees over the last ten days. It’s wonderful to enjoy 80 degrees, sunny, dry, beautiful days. Even the dog is happier…Read More
Is This A Good Friendship?
Morning friends, I was hiking yesterday with a friend and we were talking about one of my favorite subjects, the importance of #doing your own work. The easiest thing to do when we are in distress is to blame someone else for it. The Bible is full of examples of blaming and avoiding responsibility. But at times my teaching about…Read More
When Do I Give Up Hope He Will Change?
Morning friends, I have had a crazy and hard week. Pray for me to use my time wisely and to take good care of myself. Lots to do, not enough time to do it well. So pray I know what to say No to so that I am free to say Yes to the important. Today’s Question: I read your…Read More
How to Conquer Lies With Truth [Guest Post]
Morning friends, The temperatures are dropping, even in sunny Arizona. This week I am in Canada for training and would appreciate your prayers. I’ve invited Jean Jones to share with you her journey on conquering lies with God’s truth. If you missed my free webinar on How Long Should You Keep Trying and How will you Know the Change is Real,…Read More
Whom Do I Tell & How Much Do I Share About My Marriage?
Morning friends, I had a bad fall today. I slipped on some rocks and fell on a large boulder. Thankfully landing on my rear end and hands and not my head. But it reminded me just how quickly things can change and how fragile our life is. The psalmist prayed, “Teach me to number my days, O Lord, so that…Read More
How Do I Let Go Of A Dead Marriage?
Morning friends, Our new dog Addison is adjusting to her new house and new routine but we haven’t gotten the potty training down quite yet. She’s a lot of fun and I’m really enjoying her. I’m going to put some short, under 5 minutes, videos on my professional FB page addressing one specific question or topic that you might find…Read More