Helping you create a healthier family life from the inside out

Reading is the Secret to Everything You Ever Wanted

I have a secret. It is the key to my future. It will determine who I will be in five years. It will determine where I will be in life, in education, and in my profession. It makes me laugh...

Asking the Wrong Question about Creation

Here’s a Jeopardy answer for you:  Six days or six billion years.  Question:  How long did it take God to create the Earth?  We’re not going to bother entertaining the absurd argument that matter...

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...

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...

The Reflection of a Hypocrite

I am such a hypocrite. Our whole congregation is collectively reading through the Bible in a year. I was a little reluctant at first (quietly rebellious, of course, as I didn’t want to be viewed as...

All the Clues We Missed

I love movies. I love eating popcorn and milk duds as the previews roll. I love snuggling into my pillow as “Feature Presentation” lights up my widescreen. I love films with intricate plots that...

“Photo of Jesus Revealed!”

You've read that kind of headline before along with the "Three-headed Baby Discovered!" and the "Elvis Lives!" newsline shocker. Even though you know it's impossible, the temptation to know what...

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,...

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...

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...

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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