Leslie Nease

Leslie Nease

Leslie is a wife, a mother of four, an international speaker, a published writer, and a radio personality with His Radio in Greenville, SC. Leslie was a contestant on Survivor China in 2007, where she took a very public stand for Jesus Christ in front of over 15 million people. She has so much to learn and a long way to go, but she is enjoying the journey.

Posts by Leslie Nease:

Living a “Joshua 1:9” Life

When my daughter, Peyton, was eight, she was on a soccer team. She really struggled with being afraid of the ball for a long time, but I remember the day she seemed to have gotten past her fear and was really getting into […]

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Learning to Trust God

This weekend we packed up and moved several loads from our rental home to our new home. As we packed, moved, loaded, and prepared, our dog Buddy was getting nervous. He kept watching us pack things up and walk out […]

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Smell My Life

One day a few years back I had a very funny conversation with my daughter, Peyton. She was curious…why was the neighbor dog always coming over into our yard and then sniffing Buddy's backside?  I giggled and remembered many years ago when the exact […]

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Setting Unrealistic Expectations

“Hey Mom, who’s coming over?” Peyton’s blue eyes were wide and expectant yesterday as she asked me this question. I responded, “Why do you ask? Nobody’s coming over, honey.” She paused, looked around and said, “But you’re cleaning!” Ouch. The house […]

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Worrier vs. Warrior

When my daughter graduated, my husband turned into what I considered to be a “Nazi” parent. He was adamant that she move out and stretch her wings. My daughter was terrified and cried buckets of tears. So did I, actually. She tried […]

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Fleeting Fame

For the past month, they were celebrated. People dressed them up, told stories around them, prayed near them, lit them up and hung precious family keepsakes on them. They stood tall, beautiful and lush. Soon, they will be in a pile, stacked up, […]

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Reactive or Effective: How to Keep Your Cool

I threw a spoon across the kitchen the other day. It felt good for about two seconds and then regret sank in. My girls had been screaming and picking on each other all afternoon and I had reached my limit. “She's looking […]

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Turbulence

Have you ever noticed that nobody pays much attention to the flight attendant at the front of the plane when they are going over all the flight instructions? I was on a flight recently and our flight attendant was showing how to […]

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I Don't Want to Go

“I don’t want to go!” I sat up in bed, turned the light on, and looked tearfully at my husband, Rod, who was almost sleeping. The next day, I would be leaving for China for eight weeks to participate in a reality show […]

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Bedtime Battles

Bedtime used to be very difficult for our youngest daughter. She seemed to have a lot of fears, and she had a hard time sleeping. I remember going through this as a child. It’s scary sometimes when you start to realize the world is not […]

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Squinting to See Him

It had been a month of agonizing silence. God felt absent and I felt so alone. What was going on? I could not bear to be told by another well-​​​​meaning person, “The teacher is always silent when the student is taking a test.” With […]

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