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God Saves Marriages

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

A Plethora of Planks

We love to see repentance in others. It brings such joy to see someone change the way they were living, talking, thinking, or acting all because their transformation honors God. We admire that...

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...

The Chasm Crosser Comes

I've held onto this story for a few years hoping to get it published. But with teaching full-time, holding a second job as a fitness instructor, and raising three kids, my dream to support myself...

New Year’s Acid

What's it take it keep our New Year’s resolutions? Most of them get discarded like last night’s pizza box. Weight loss, quitting smoking, exercising regularly, going back to school, spending more...

No Child Left On Their Behinds

Teachers--and I'm one of those now--have their own kind of humor. After returning to that noble profession after a 13-year hiatus and surviving my first two weeks in a Title 1 school, I wanted to...

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...

My Suicidal Computer

There is something downright maddening when your brand-new netbook, laptop, or PC spontaneously develops artificial intelligence. I say artificial because nobody with any real intelligence could...
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Learning to be Still in Life’s Storms

When my daughter was eight-years-old, she was inexplicably terrified our peninsula state would be hit by a tsunami. I tried to allay her fears with the fact that tsunamis don’t general hit Florida...

Sex, Sloth, and the Sugar-ites

In the 60s, it was sex, drugs, and rock’n’roll. Fifty years later, sex still tops the list (that probably won’t ever change). But strutting in spots 2 and 3 are the vices American capitalism cedes...
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