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December 2012
The following excerpt is reprinted from “Angels In My Hair: The True Story of a Modern-Day Mystic” with permission by Doubleday. Since this is the season of angels and hope and miracles, I thought you’d like read it. One particular day, some months after Joe’s death, I was finding it really hard to cope. I...
As I read through the comments posted throughout Beyond Blue and on the discussion threads at Group Beyond Blue, I realize that a lot of readers are mourning the loss of special relationships. This prayer, by Henri Nouwen, articulates this process so beautifully, and calls us to stay with our pain, because, believe it or...
From “A Classic Christmas,” a compilation of beautiful reflections, meditations, and scripture passages.  This story replaces the Saint Nicholas Legend in Russia and has been told for many years. It was the night that Jesus was born in Bethlehem. In a faraway country an old woman named Baboushka sat in her snug little house by...
Ah, the magic and wonder of the holiday season … It has even my fragile and anxious brain abandoning the logical, reasoning, and uptightness of the left side, and relying on a feast of senses–fresh evergreen, Christmas carolers, winter wonderlands, and eggnog–to fill it with the hope and joy absent the rest of the year....
In his classic, “The Prophet,” Kahlil Gibran writes: “Always you have been told that work is a curse … But I say to you that when you work you fulfill a part of earth’s furthest dream, assigned to you when that dream was born.” Unfortunately Kahlil’s words don’t jibe with a new Australian study that...
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