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God Saves Marriages

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

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...

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...

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...

What’s Your Default?

If I’ve said it once, I’ve said it 100 times: I’m a control freak by nature and--thank you, Mom--by nurture as well. It’s what I’ve defaulted to time and time again when chaos threatens the order of...

Stealing the Victory

Betrayal is so ugly. Not just the act itself, but the interest it reaps in the lives of its victims--the betrayed. The Klingons have a proverb: “Revenge is a dish best served cold.” Yeah, it’s...

Plucking the Gray-Fruit (and Dealing with our Sinful Nature)

I’m 52. I don’t look 52, or so I’m told, but my hair is slowly surrendering to the inevitable. And other than a single “wild” episode of highlights, I’ve never colored it. So when gray hairs started...

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...

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...

Peanut Butter Apologies

“I'm sorry." Some people would rather run a barefoot marathon on broken glass than say these words. For those with similar mileage as myself, you might remember Fonzi from ”Happy Days” and his...

Dying of Thirst

There’s a water wars going on out there.  Zyphyrhills, Aquafina, Dasani, Nestle, Evian, Fiji, SmartWater, not to mention the countless other no-name brands. What’s the big deal?  I mean, come on....
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