Helping you create a healthier family life from the inside out

Fireproof & the Film Critic in Us All

I have "proof" that those who faithfully practice the Christian faith see the world—nature, relationships, business, art, etc—through very different eyes than those who shun any religious...

Once Upon a Time

I've held onto my treasure for long enough. Now it's time to share it with my friends. Every Thursday I'll be posting the next chapter. If you miss one, you can always find it on the main menu under...

Overcoming the Need to “Medicate” Emotional Pain

It is human nature to flinch and flee from physical and emotional pain. And the torment from abandonment, rejection, verbal abuse, and shame can linger long after physical trauma has healed. But...

How to Get a Spiritual Six-Pack

She had no beauty, distinction or grace to attract us to her, nothing in her appearance for which she might be desired. Familiar with both sorrow and suffering, she was actually reviled and rejected...

Using Conflict to Strengthen Your Relationships

We can use conflict to batter one another. Or we can use it to sharpen ourselves and build deeper relationships with friends and family. The choice is ours.

Lists, Lessons, and Lyposuction

I’d have made a good Pharisee.  I love lists.  Further, I love checking off my lists.  I love looking at all that I’ve accomplished in a given period of time.  It makes me feel productive.  It makes...

When God Leaves You Hanging, Part 2

If you haven’t read "When God Leaves You Hanging, Part 1", click to go there first. “God left me hanging.” It's a phrase created by someone who believed in God, but was impatient for Him to act in...
healthy habits

Change Bad Habits with the Power of Replacement

Replacement is my new watchword. It’s my key to changing anything I don’t like about my life. This may seem simplistic and even intuitive but let’s see how well we measure up with this little quiz....

What’s in a Name?: Finding Our Real Identity

I remember when I was 17 waking up nearly naked in a strange bed next to a young man I barely recognized. I also remember gathering up my remaining clothes and fleeing. Later, I couldn’t help asking...

“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....

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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