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September 2007 Archives

Dear God, According to your friend Luke, you say this: The person who is trustworthy in very small matters is also trustworthy in great ones; and the person who is dishonest in very small matters is also dishonest in great […]

Since I’ll be attending my friend Fr. Jim Martin’s book event tonight, celebrating the release of “A Jesuit Off-Broadway: Center Stage with Jesus, Judas, and Life’s Big Questions,” I thought I’d share an excerpt from it that I liked, because […]

Fr. Jim Martin wrote the following piece, “In My Soul,” about Mother Teresa’s dark night for the Catholic weekly magazine, “America“: Perhaps Catholics should not have been surprised by the revelations in “Mother Teresa: Come Be My Light”, a new […]

Back in July, I had the privilege to interview Dr. Ken Duckworth, the medical director for the National Alliance of Mental Illness (NAMI), through a blogger conference call hosted by Revolution Health. Below I have excerpted part of the interview, […]

Here are some excerpts from Dr. Duckworth’s article, “Ask the Doctor: Treatment-Resistant Depression,” that I found on NAMI’s website. It provides an excellent overview of some steps that Beyond Blue readers can take if you are among those who haven’t […]

I mentioned Revolution Health’s online mental health fair last week, but I want to mention it again because it is an easy, painless way to raise money for non-for-profits who are fighting stigma and doing whatever they can to educate […]

This was pretty cool, too: David’s care package the first day of school, with this note: Welcome Did you wonder, did you ponder, What these things had to do With being in school, just like you? A rubber band …. […]

Thank you very much to all my Beyond Blue readers who responded to my first attempt at video blogging (vlogging, as reader Larry Parker says) with words of support and kindness. Thanks for not telling me that I have a […]

Here’s some background you might need for choosing my inner child: The Freaky Therese: I haven’t been able to dig up an official background check on this babe, but she does resemble those dolls that come alive in the middle […]

I think that what Americans like me who live in therapy assign to healing one’s inner child is really about letting go of our attachment to pain, a major theme in Eastern thought, especially in Buddhism. Here’s an excerpt from […]