Path of Love

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Turning towards Lightness: Life Lessons from a Trappist Monk #12

By Colette Lafia / Comments Off on Turning towards Lightness: Life Lessons from a Trappist Monk #12

In this series of blog posts, Life lessons from a Trappist Monk, I share the wisdom of my late friend Brother Rene, who was a monk at the Abbey of Gethsemani for over fifty years. For many years we corresponded by letter, and here I share excerpts from his letters.…

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True Desire: Life Lessons From a Trappist Monk #11

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God only knows what the deepest meaning of your desire really is. Being Love, God can only answer you with Love to your ultimate joy. Have no fears or doubts. –excerpt from Brother Rene letter, dated April 2004 We are now at the end of Lent, and I know for…

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Give Love: Life Lessons from a Trappist Monk #10

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To be filled with Love is one thing, but it must also be given away continually. The more you give the more you get. Never let the ball stop with you. Make an effort to give love and to give love and to give love. Stop giving and it turns…

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Sink into Silence: Life Lessons from a Trappist Monk #9

By Colette Lafia / Comments Off on Sink into Silence: Life Lessons from a Trappist Monk #9

Find out who God is and what you mean when you think of your concept of Him. Your concept will be very small (because He is above our thinking) but you will fill your heart with Awe and Wonder. Marvel at His Greatness, power, and mercy. All of this will…

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