Helping you create a healthier family life from the inside out

A Good Trade

Up until about 10 years ago I had 15/20 vision. That means that I saw at 20 feet what most people see at 15 feet. Now at 51, my vision degradation is palpable—I have to wear reading glasses for any...

Impressions in the Carpet

Re-arranging the furniture in your house can sometimes be a cross between Fright Night and Sherlock Holmes? It can be scary.  It can be revealing.  But usually it’s both. Scary because you usually...

Ball ‘n’ Chain in the Rearview Mirror

I learned to drive on a stick-shift. Jerk-jerk-jerk. If you thought moving forward could give you whiplash, you’ve never had your head snapped while looking behind you. Talk about getting a...

Man, Myth, or iMagination

I know I’ve blogged about movies a lot, but they make such an indelible impression. Holiday movies even more so. In fact, I have to watch my annual Christmas flicks with a box of tissues to go along...

The Wet Feet of Faith

My feet are finally firmly planted on the water’s surface. (Yes, you read that right.)Six years ago, I stepped out of the boat and agreed with my husband to open our fitness studio. Last year, I let...
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Chains: An Alternative Look at the Passion of the Christ

There was one, dark witness at the cross the Bible doesn't talk about.  [In celebration of Passover and Easter, I present an alternative look at Jesus' last few hours.] The crowd was chanting and...

Spiritual Sewage

Disclaimer: Sorry, not a lot of humor this week. I don’t just hate politics, I loathe them. Yes, I understand they are a necessary evil no matter what government you live under. What I despise most...

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...

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...

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...

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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