Beyond Blue
June 2008 Archives

Dear God, Today was Peter’s big day as recorded in the Gospel of Matthew (16:13-19): When Jesus went into the region of Caesarea Philippi he asked his disciples, “Who do people say that the Son of Man is?” They replied, …Read More

John Dear writes a wonderful reflection on this question that Jesus asks his disciples in this week’s reading–Who do you say that I am?”–in his book “The Questions of Jesus: Challenging Ourselves to Discover Life’s Great Answers”: But who do …Read More

I’m somewhat of a competitive person in nature, which is, most of the time, a real liability. But last weekend this quality of mine came in handy. I checked my work e-mail bright and early Saturday morning, and one had …Read More

The following is a summary of Dr. Beverly Potter’s book, “High Performance Goal Setting: Using Intuition to Conceive and Achieve Your Dreams,” on how to boost the power of your goals. Again, my only advice is to say that if …Read More

I hate to disappoint you, but this post isn’t about sex. You already know all the details on my sex life, (and if you need a review, you can click here to read my post “Sex Night: Beyond Blue Balls.”) …Read More

I was really sad to read that so many Beyond Blue readers don’t have four friends whom they could ask to compile lists of positive qualities in order to start a self-esteem file. It seemed that almost one-fourth of the …Read More

Has your therapist recommended mindful meditation? If she hasn’t already, she very well might try to integrate it into your cognitive behavioral therapy by the time you graduate from counseling. The New York Times ran an interesting piece about the …Read More

There was an interesting editorial in the New York Times last month (click here) about what to do when doctors err. All the malpractice suits has driven up insurance. Says the article: The willingness of doctors at several major medical …Read More

Dear God, In today’s reading, Matthew writes this in his seventh chapter (verses 1-5): Jesus said to his disciples: “Stop judging, that you may not be judged. For as you judge, so will you be judged, and the measure with …Read More

Here are my favorite excerpts from Don Miguel Ruiz’s chapter on the third agreement (in “The Four Agreements”): The whole world of control between humans is about making assumptions and taking things personally. Our whole dream of hell is based …Read More