scrupulosity

The Hidden Price of Greatness

I recently finished a small volume entitled┬áThe Hidden Price of Greatness by Ray Beeson and Ranelda Mack Hunsicker. It is subtitled, “Encouragement from the lives of well-known Christians whose suffering produced spiritual growth.” The book, including bibliography clocks in at 169 pp. I’ll be honest, I didn’t read the volume in its entirety. I read …

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Apologies to Those Who Have Contacted Me Via OCDDave

Dear Fellow Sufferers, I want to apologize to you if you sent me a message via the Contact Form on OCD Dave and have not received a response. The website’s email functionality was not working correctly and I did not receive copies of a number of emails. Thankfully, WordPress does store these messages (at least …

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Double-Edge: A Means of Healing, A Means of Hurt

[I struggle with a form of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) called Scrupulosity – which focuses around one’s spirituality…This post reflects my being during these times…I take comfort that John Bunyan, who struggled with the same, somehow managed to serve God. This is my normative experience when studying Scripture…the intensity of the anguish seems to vary somewhat …

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