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 […]

Fight the Spiders!

M.J. has started this new game where he pretends to shoot spiders with his “bubble gun”.  By the way, if you don’t buy your kids toy guns they will apparently make one out of blocks.  Anyway, while we were getting the spiders this morning I felt inspired to write a poem: There are spiders all […]

God, are you there?

I found the sermon in church this morning very interesting.  It was talking about when we feel like God is silent in our life.  I felt like God was silent in my life when I was struggling with OCD and suicidal thoughts.  I wondered why God didn’t take my intrusive thoughts away.  I wondered if […]

Too Much Hospitality?

A few days ago Dan, M.J., and I went to visit some of M.J.’s cousins.  The youngest one is about 6 or 7 months.  He really liked Dan.  Dan was having a lot of fun playing with him and making faces at him.  I loved watching Dan with him.  It made me have a little […]

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