Helping you create a healthier family life from the inside out

New Year’s Acid

What's it take it keep our New Year’s resolutions? Most of them get discarded like last night’s pizza box. Weight loss, quitting smoking, exercising regularly, going back to school, spending more...

Even Sick Moms Get a Little TLC from “Dad”

Being a mom is often a challenging task. Being a sick mom  and taking care of sick children can be onerous. I’m living in that “o” zone right now. The only reason I’m writing is because I need to...

Veritas

Sometimes truth is like a bright light in the eyes. Stabbing, shocking, painful.  But if we turn our head and follow the path it has illuminated, it leads us out of the darkness that we didn’t even...

A Fish ’n’ Loaf Faith

I can be such a twit. I imagine Jesus shaking his head and sighing deeply over me just like he did with the Pharisees and even his own disciples (Mark 8:11-21). They just didn’t get it. About 15...

Parachutes, Pollyanna, and Jody Picoult

My husband is one of those people who can find something positive about gum stuck to the bottom of his shoe.On the other hand, I can give you a list of the negatives starting with the five tools in...

Dishtowels and the Aware-mess of Being Imperfect

This morning I washed the last breakfast plate clean, set it into the dish drainer, and burst into tears. My life was kinda like that movie Crash when everything comes together just so as to cause...

My Personal Weed War

I have a black thumb.It seems like any plant I try to grow, dies.  And it’s never a speedy expiration.  No, sadly it involves long suffering and then a painful and gruesome demise.  I truly have all...
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Pushing Past Hurts to Build Deep Relationships

You've probably heard this quote by Ellen Johnson Sirleaf: “If your dreams do not scare you, they are not big enough.” Many of us dream of having great relationships with a spouse, children,...

The Road Even My Grandparents Never Traveled

I shall be telling this with a sighSomewhere ages and ages hence:Two roads diverged in a wood, and I,I took the one less traveled by,And that has made all the difference.Robert Frost “When I was a...

The Exorcism of Mrs. Scrooge

I hate the week before Christmas.The stores are a zoo. The streets are a quagmire of traffic. You can’t even buy a carton of eggs at Publix without having to stand line for thirty minutes. I kick...

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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