Helping you create a healthier family life from the inside out

A GPS on the Yellow Brick Road

“Follow the yellow brick road,” said the tiny man to the pretty young girl in the snazzy red pumps. The girl looked puzzled. “Follow the yellow brick road,” said a second tiny man to the girl who...

My Under-the-Dash Driver

I've invited Big Brother into my car. Progressive Insurance has this device that you can install under your dashboard to monitor your driving. The selling point is that they'll give you a discount...

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...

One Hand in the Darkness

Sorry you haven't heard from me in a bit.  The kids are off for the summer.  Enough said.To tide those over who have been wondering what I'm doing with all my "free" time, here's a short sort-of...

Guest Post: A New Year’s Blessing with a Twist

The Irish (which I happen to be) are known for many things, one being their blessings to others. My friend, Jeff Chacon (who is Mexican by descent but is surely Irish in his heart), adapted a...

The Road Even My Grandparents Never Traveled

I shall be telling this with a sighSomewhere ages and ages hence:Two roads diverged in a wood, and I,I took the one less traveled by,And that has made all the difference.Robert Frost “When I was a...

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...

Earwax, Blinders, and Baldness

As a young teen, I was a latchkey kid. My younger brother and I would come home after school, eat a snack, do our homework, and fight like cats and dogs. When my mother got home from work, she’d...

The Bellybutton Experience

There’s nothing quite so cool for a writer than to hear, “I loved your last book (blog, poem, article, whatever). It made me think (this)…” And “this” is exactly what we wanted them to think. We...

You Aren’t Your Genes

“You look just like your mother!” I don’t see it. I really don’t. My mother’s blond and fair. I’m brunette and olive-skinned. She’s 5’4”. I’m 5’9”. Her eyes are hazel, mine are brown. But there’s...

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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