Beyond Blue
December 2009 Archives

It’s been three years since I penned my first post. Thank you for all your encouragement and support.

During the Christmas season I will be quoting from “A Classic Christmas,” a compilation of beautiful reflections, meditations, and scripture passages. I hope that these selections will help you to enter into this holy season and remember to rely on […]

One of the reasons that swimming is so helpful to my sanity is because I’m always meeting really interesting people that I wouldn’t meet if I didn’t venture outside my blogging and mom world. I swim with an incredibly accomplished […]

How do I stop being a people-pleaser?

A dozen tips for holiday stress management.

Do you mix alcohol with sedatives?

Diana Keough launches ShareWIK.

I read the following passage by the French Jesuit, Jean-Pierre de Caussade, S.J. as part of my morning meditation today, and it served to calm me before my hectic day. I hope it does the same for you: I hope […]

Contrary to “The Secret” author, bestselling Kathleen McGowan says the Lord’s Prayer is the true source of spiritual transformation.

Favorite Christmas quotes and meditations