Helping you create a healthier family life from the inside out

Dishtowels and the Aware-mess of Being Imperfect

This morning I washed the last breakfast plate clean, set it into the dish drainer, and burst into tears. My life was kinda like that movie Crash when everything comes together just so as to cause...

Love Song #139

It says in the Talmud, “We do not see things as they are; we see things as we are.” In other words, how we view others and the world in general is all about perspective. It’s all about our point of...


If you’re a guy, you may not relate to this entry, but it may save your marriage and every other female friendship you ever have. If you’re a woman and you’re over 40, you’ll “get” it. Others of you...

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...

The Invasion of Spring

Ah, spring!While everyone else is opening up their windows to welcome in the fresh scent of green earth and fragrant flowers, I’m duct taping my sills and doorframes to keep every spore of...

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....

What’s in a Name?: Finding Our Real Identity

I remember when I was 17 waking up nearly naked in a strange bed next to a young man I barely recognized. I also remember gathering up my remaining clothes and fleeing. Later, I couldn’t help asking...
healthy habits

Change Bad Habits with the Power of Replacement

Replacement is my new watchword. It’s my key to changing anything I don’t like about my life. This may seem simplistic and even intuitive but let’s see how well we measure up with this little quiz....

Riddle Me This, Mother

A man was walking hurriedly through a dense wood, a satchel cradled gently in his arms, when he came upon a fearsome creature blocking his path—a great sphinx.“Let me pass,” beseeched the man...

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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