Path of Love

Wednesday Wisdom, etc.

Treat Yourself with Kindness

By Colette Lafia / Comments Off on Treat Yourself with Kindness

Wednesday Wisdom: Staying in the Flow of Love Last Friday, I led a spirit-filled ‘Day of Prayer’ at Mercy Center. One of the things we reflected upon was the importance of noticing what keeps us in the flow of love, and what pulls us out of it. I have found…

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Step Back, Take a Breath, Let Go with Love

By Colette Lafia / Comments Off on Step Back, Take a Breath, Let Go with Love

Wednesday Wisdom: Step Back, Take a Breath, and Let Go with Love. I’ve just returned from spending Labor Day weekend in Toronto with family. Before my husband and I went on the trip, we reflected upon how we wanted to relate to our family during this time of change and…

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Wednesday Wisdom: Learning to Listen to the Spirit

By Colette Lafia /

The school year has begun. I am busy again, with my part-time library schedule and my spiritual work. Yesterday, I found myself feeling edgy after a long day. In the evening, I engaged in the Ignatian practice known as the Daily Examen, which is a prayer practice of reviewing our…

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Who are you?

By Colette Lafia / Comments Off on Who are you?

Wednesday Wisdom: Who are You? I just returned from a week at the Living School Symposium. It was a week of deepening my commitment to living from a contemplative stance. A contemplative stance is one that sees the whole, the unity of all, and not only the parts. As Richard Rohr…

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Wednesday Wisdom: Connect with the Energy of Gratitude

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Wednesday Wisdom: Connect with the Energy of Gratitude I’m noticing that I am going through more layers of loss over a long-term friendship that ended last spring. Recently, my mind began replaying the story of what happened, and even, what could have happened. I felt my resistance to even thinking…

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How Do We Meet Our Restlessness?

By Colette Lafia /

Wednesday Wisdom: How do we turn restlessness, into restfulness?  As I find myself in the middle of my summer break from my school library job, I am  noticing the way I am relating to this period of time. I notice the way I can become restless, and even anxious with…

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