Revive Our Hearts Podcast

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A Self-Controlled Life

Mary Kassian: Have you ever made a New Year's resolution?

Leslie Basham: This is Mary Kassian . . .

Mary: Have you ever promised yourself you would stop a bad habit and start a good habit—like exercising, eating right, getting to bed on time, having a positive attitude, or paying off your debts? The number of New Year's resolutions that get made and broken each year is absolutely staggering!

Only eight percent of Americans successfully achieve their resolutions; ninety-two percent of resolutions aren't kept. Eighty percent of resolutions fail in less than three weeks. In this session of True Woman 201: Interior Design, we'll be covering the element of discipline.

A true woman is self-controlled. She has the "I will" power to say "yes" to the good, and the "I won't" power to say "no" to the bad. She knows how to exercise restraint and how to be …

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About the Teachers

Mary Kassian

Mary Kassian

Mary Kassian is an award-winning author, an internationally-renowned speaker, and a frequent guest on Revive Our Hearts. She has written more than a dozen books and Bible studies, including Conversation Peace, Girls Gone Wise in a World Gone Wild, and The Right Kind of Strong.

Mary and her husband, Brent, have three sons and six grandchildren and live in Alberta, Canada. The Kassians enjoy biking, hiking, snorkeling, music, board games, mountains, campfires, and their family’s black lab, "The Queen of Sheba."

Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth

Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth

Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth has touched the lives of millions of women through Revive Our Hearts and the True Woman movement, calling them to heart revival and biblical womanhood. Her love for Christ and His Word is infectious, and permeates her online outreaches, conference messages, books, and two daily nationally syndicated radio programs—Revive Our Hearts and Seeking Him.

She has authored twenty-two books, including Lies Women Believe and the Truth That Sets Them Free, Seeking Him (coauthored), Adorned: Living Out the Beauty of the Gospel Together, and You Can Trust God to Write Your Story (coauthored with her husband). Her books have sold more than five million copies and are reaching the hearts of women around the world. Nancy and her husband, Robert, live in Michigan.