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My beautiful godson, Noah, just shared this insightful look into OCD. Please share this and let’s help spread the word that those who suffer with OCD are not alone!   365 more words


When You're Afraid of Growing Old

I know it’s coming. I can feel it daily between the motions of waking and rising and going to bed only to do it all again the next day. 531 more words


A lost childhood

My memories of childhood are hazy. I remember some moments, but I don’t remember my essence. It’s as if going back to childhood and mining it for truth will enable me to know myself better, or to know my primary motivations. 1,173 more words

Grown Up Shopping

I still think of food shopping as something that grown ups do.  Then I realise that I have been buying my own food for nearly six years and that maybe I am getting alright at it. 317 more words


Love yourself.

For all the times that you rain on my parade…

Years go by, and you find yourself still thinking things through. The tiny moments, the big moments, everything and in between. 330 more words

Personal Stories

How to Be Confident Without Being Arrogant

I come from a large family of opinionated people. To an extent, you could say confidence comes naturally to me. I know what I am capable of and I know what I’m not and I operate within those boundaries. 646 more words

In Pursuit Of Holiness

Love in the Face of Defiance

By Paula Bowlby, Associate Early Childhood Pastor

Woodland Hills Church

I was talking to a friend this week about kids and behaviors. I have a theory: I would rather have a child that acts out a bit, a child who talks to me and questions me, than a child who does everything I say and never questions, acts out, throws a fit or gets angry. 331 more words