Helping you create a healthier family life from the inside out

The Never-Ending Process of Mourning

I was cleaning out a closet in my house when I pulled out a tub of crocheted items and felt a lump lodge in my throat. My father—who would have turned 70 this week but succumbed to pancreatic cancer...

Who Gets the Bigger Cookie? (or How We Rob our Children of Opportunities to Grow)

In our house we love homemade cookies—Chocolate Chip, Peanut Butter, Oatmeal, and Snickerdoodles. Course I cheat a little and buy the Betty Crocker packaged mixes so I only have to add butter and...

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 Retirement of Supermom

That’s it. I’m turning in my cape, abandoning my tights, and surrendering my mask. Supermom has officially retired. It has nothing to do with the fact that I recently turned 48 and the half-century...

What Instrument Are You?

When I was a kid, I learned to play an instrument. Not a cool instrument like the guitar or the drums. Not a classical instrument like the flute or the violin. No, I grudgingly fulfilled my mother’s...

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...

The Exorcism of Mrs. Scrooge

I hate the week before Christmas.The stores are a zoo. The streets are a quagmire of traffic. You can’t even buy a carton of eggs at Publix without having to stand line for thirty minutes. I kick...

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...

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...

What Trump’s Your Translation?

This week I have no mellifluous metaphors, no sanguine similes, and no allegorical alliteration. Not even a bit of humor. Today, my message is simple: If you have been reading one version of the...

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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