Where do I Get my Strength?

Can I handle everything I’m going through? Could I handle the storms I have been through? Will I handle future storms that happen out of the blue? Not on my own I can’t do this alone I need to place my hope in the Lord And trust in His word Why would God let me […]

Leaves Changing

Summer has always been my favorite season but Fall is really making me happy this year.  Summer is still my favorite season because you know, warmth.  But I’m really enjoying the pretty Fall colors.  There’s a tree in our front yard that’s leaves are half orange and half green and I think it is so […]

OCD Is Not An Adjective

Having OCD is not fun.  No one likes having OCD.  OCD is not a love of cleaning.  It is having scary intrusive thoughts and being afraid you might act on them.  It is being afraid you will hurt someone.  It is being afraid you will contaminate someone.  It is being afraid you will cheat on […]

You Are Not Your Illness

The monster in your brain Causes so much pain The monster’s not you It’s kind of like the flu Except it may not go away Your monster could be here to stay It can be shrunk in size Therapy saves so many lives Medication need not cause shame It can help so much with the […]

The Cleaning Disease?

There is so little awareness about Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD).  The term OCD has been misused so frequently by so many people.  I thought OCD was a disorder where people wanted their house to be completely spotless and everything in its place.  Although, there is contamination OCD (the stereotypical one people think of) people who struggle […]

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