Jesus is Amazing!

In M.J.’s class at church on Sunday, they learned the Bible story where Jesus calmed the storm (Mark 4:36-41).  The lesson they learned is “Jesus is AMAZING!”  M.J. definitely has that lesson down.  I don’t know if he understands what it means, but he was yelling it all day long.  Although, M.J. hurt my ears […]

Drowning in Snakes

Do you ever feel like you’re drowning in snakes? Wondering if this is the only way Feeling like you’ll never stop sinking Wondering if you’ll reach the surface again Will the snakes go away? Are they here to stay? It’s not too late You can fight the snakes It is hard, but worth it You […]

Pure O OCD

It’s been about a year since I was diagnosed with Purely Obsessive Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (Pure O OCD).  November of 2019 was one of the hardest times of my life.   I had struggled with intrusive thoughts for at least ten years.  They got to the point of very obsessive.  Because I didn’t want the thoughts I […]

Back From Brokenness

“You cleared a way in the wilderness.  You brought me back from my brokenness.  You took my shame and you buried it.  What you’ve done I won’t forget.”- Greater Things by Mack Brock When we sang this song at church on Sunday I was reminded of how God is always with me.  I feel like […]

OCD and Overthinking

“My anxieties have anxieties.”- Charlie Brown in There’s No Time for Love, Charlie Brown Have you ever felt like this?  I feel like it is a common symptom of OCD.  Since I have learned about intrusive thoughts I will overanalyze many thoughts I have.  Was that an intrusive thought?  Maybe I really wanted that thought.  […]

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