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God Saves Marriages

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

Cuttin’ the Ham

I’m going to tell you a story. A family of five generations was preparing the holiday dinner together. In the kitchen, the youngest child watched as her mother trimmed a 1” piece off of each end of...

Looking a Gift Itch in the Mouth

In the last three weeks, I've developed an allergic reaction to what, I don’t know. The reaction came in the form of dry, red, and puffy skin that started between my eyebrows, curved around my...

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...

Snow Globe 2: Seeing the Big Picture

Snow globes. Their magic lies in our objective view of their finite and encapsulated world. We have a hard time imagining living inside that tiny world and yet we do it every day when we view this...

Tales from a Reluctant Rush-Junky

So today marks my first official day as a “self-supporting” full-time writer. And—no joke—I’m a little petrified. I’ve fancied jumping off this cliff for a long time. I’d stand a few feet from the...

The Cost of Wealth

I was sitting in the lobby of my kids’ occupational therapy office reading with abject horror and sorrow the highlights from the newest “US” magazine. On the front cover were two big celebrities’...

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...

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 Greatest Lover of All-Time

In anticipation of Valentine’s Day, I googled "World’s Greatest Lover" expecting to find shirtless movie moguls, pouty-lipped teen idols, or at least some sordid tale of Casanova. The entire first...

Homey Birthday to Me

I turned three-years-old yesterday. Three years as a homeschooling mom, an occupation I swore I would never have. And yet here I am. It’s been quite a four-fold learning experience as teacher,...
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