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God Saves Marriages

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

When You Feel Like God Has Left You Hanging

Resolved. You’ve felt it every time a story has a happy ending. It’s the feeling you get when you walk out of a store with the right shoes in the right size and the right color--for 50% off. It’s...

The Bellybutton Experience

There’s nothing quite so cool for a writer than to hear, “I loved your last book (blog, poem, article, whatever). It made me think (this)…” And “this” is exactly what we wanted them to think. We...

In the Company of a “Bastard” Like Jesus

Last year, the teacher across the hall from me at school was nominated Teacher of the Year by her peers. It was my first year back in the teaching field after 12 years, and I didn't know my peers...

Burying a Friend in the Back Yard

I’m not usually given to weepiness over a pet. I only have a dog, ferrets, and bearded dragons because I have kids. When my nest empties, the ferrets and dragons go with the kids. (The dog probably...

I Slayed the Beast

This weekend I slayed the beast. You can see it in these pictures of my backyard. The first is a sorta BEFORE shot because frankly, I didn’t expect to be inspired. I took it after I was about 1/3...

The Nefarious Conspiracy Against All Sick Mothers

Okay, I’m going public. I’m spilling the beans. I’m blowing the whistle.Here it is: There’s a nefarious conspiracy against all sick moms across the globe devised and executed by a consortium of...

What’s Your Apple?

Long before Steve Jobs brought this fruit to the center of everyone’s vocabulary, another apple changed man (and woman) forever.   One of the things I love about the Scriptures is that they are a...

Guest Post: A New Year’s Blessing with a Twist

The Irish (which I happen to be) are known for many things, one being their blessings to others. My friend, Jeff Chacon (who is Mexican by descent but is surely Irish in his heart), adapted a...

Riddle Me This, Mother

A man was walking hurriedly through a dense wood, a satchel cradled gently in his arms, when he came upon a fearsome creature blocking his path—a great sphinx.“Let me pass,” beseeched the man...

Keep A’ Goin’

Okay, I can't resist. I had to share one more poem that is...well, unlike anything else I've ever written. It's for all those who have ever laid down their lives to help lead someone else to God. If...
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