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God Saves Marriages

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

The Worms are Dead

The worms are dead. And if they are any indication of my future as a homeschool mom, I’m in trouble.I got up on Monday morning, walked into the kitchen to prepare breakfast for my sleepy army, and...

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...

Salvation in Stereo

Lo-fi. Hi-fi. Wi-fi. We were driving home from school the other day when my eight-year-old asked me what “hi-fi” was. Interesting, I thought. It shows just how different our generations are. Anyone...

When God Leaves You Hanging, Part 2

If you haven’t read "When God Leaves You Hanging, Part 1", click to go there first. “God left me hanging.” It's a phrase created by someone who believed in God, but was impatient for Him to act in...

Putrefied or Purified

My heart is a cesspool. I’ve tried to get rid of the odor with essential oils. I’ve tried to cover it with a nice chintz cover. I’ve tried spraying it with 409. I’ve tried to pretend that the brown...

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...

The Nefarious Conspiracy Against All Sick Mothers

Okay, I’m going public. I’m spilling the beans. I’m blowing the whistle.Here it is: There’s a nefarious conspiracy against all sick moms across the globe devised and executed by a consortium of...

Shut Up and Paint Already

Have you ever had to sit and wait for somebody to just shut up? They talked on and on about their problems and why this and that wouldn’t work—and you knew exactly how to solve their problem. But...

What Are Ya Tryin’ to Prove?: How Rejection Affects our Self-Worth

“So why do you think you are the best person for the job?” asked the interviewer. I hate that question. If they ask it, it’s usually at the end of your interview. It means you have to (#1) have a...

The Gift of Pain

When I was a child, my dad used to take me out on our boat and he’d let me steer. It was scary on the vast Atlantic Ocean, but my dad who was 6’4” and who I believed could do anything, stood at my...
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