Helping you create a healthier family life from the inside out

A Hero in the Making

I am a sucker for superhero movies--X-men, Ironman, Hulk, Batman, Superman, Spiderman, Daredevil. I still have a huge box of comic books I collected during my college days, each and every one sealed...

A Plethora of Planks

We love to see repentance in others. It brings such joy to see someone change the way they were living, talking, thinking, or acting all because their transformation honors God. We admire that...

Crochet and Cancer

I stood in the dark at the end of New Years--the pop and fizz of fireworks long gone--hugging the crocheted blanket and sobbing for my daddy.My father’s been dead for more than six years. Cancer....

“I’m So Confused!”

or Why the French/Latin/German (and Everyone Else) Hate English (Part 2 of 3) English is a crazy language. There is no egg in eggplant, nor ham in hamburger; neither apple nor pine in pineapple....

Zoned Out on the Edge with my Hair on Fire

If aliens used my roof as a landing pad to invade the earth and I was in my home office writing, there’s a good chance I would completely miss the whole blooming thing.That’s because when I’m...

Who’s Got the Time to Read?

I'm supposed to be setting a great example to my kids by READING in front of them on a regular basis only I rarely sit down when they're around ("Mom! Can I PLEEEASE have some pretzels!") much less...

“If Momma Ain’t Happy…”

There are major advantages in parenting a special needs child: First, you have a ready-made excuse to beg off parties you really don’t want to go to anyway. Not that we ever did that. Second, with a...

Reading is the Secret to Everything You Ever Wanted

I have a secret. It is the key to my future. It will determine who I will be in five years. It will determine where I will be in life, in education, and in my profession. It makes me laugh...

Can you see what I see?

Summer has arrived and for parents that can either be a blessing (kids are in camp or summer school ALL day with no homework in sight) or a curse ("I'm bored", "I'm hungry", "Can we go to Disney...

Playing God and Robots

Recovering from codependency is kinda like living in Florida—days go by when everything is sunshine. Then wham! out of nowhere, you’re hit with a surprise storm and find yourself drenched head to...

Books by Kim Pullen

The Intimacy Manifesto (Non-Fiction)

Intimacy ≠ Sex. But even the most spiritually-minded equate them. Or we think intimacy is reserved for marriage. We couldn’t be more wrong!

Intimacy is so essential to all our meaningful relationships, we can’t have a healthy relationship without it.

It’s time to redefine intimacy and commit yourself to deep, meaningful relationships with God and a circle of safe others.

The Chasm Crosser (Fiction)

The greatest story ever told through fresh eyes—a mysterious bridge builder appears promising to span the great chasm, but his bold claims put him in opposition to the authorities.

A reluctant farmer and his wife must decide: is the man a self-deceived lunatic, a master con artist, or is the only one who can reunite the people of the valley to their king?

Water for the Wound (Poetry)

We all have a wound. In our humanity, we try to hide it, deny it, or disguise it. But when we are alone and the noise of the world has stilled, the relentless pain demands attention. It cries out for relief.

This is collection of poems calls you to lift your hands to the rain, lift your voice to the Son, and lift your heart to the one who provides Water for the Wound.

God Saves Marriages

Kim Pullen’s shares she and her husband’s victorious story over co-dependency and sexual sin.

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