Jaimie’s Scrupulosity Journey

What do you think of when you hear the term “OCD?” Do you think of compulsive hand washing? Do you imagine people with meticulously organized closets? Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) is …

Purple Chrysanthemums

I planted purple chrysanthemums in my yard this fall. It was an act of defiance. Because ever since I was 15, just the sight of them made me bristle with …

Getting Help for Anxiety

Originally published in November, 2017 on Lindsey Gendke’s blog, Writing to My Roots. Life held no joy. I dreaded every day. I didn’t understand my behavior, so I couldn’t help myself. …

Depression and Scripture

If we look at 1 Kings 19: 4 and Job 3: 11, 20, 21, 24-26 and Psalm 38: 6,8,10 and Lamentations 3: 17,18 and Mark 14: 33,34, we have to …