Sacred Practices

Sacred Practices for Spiritual Living

Sacred Practice: Seeking Peace

By Colette Lafia / Comments Off on Sacred Practice: Seeking Peace

Sometimes we find ourselves holding on to something we know we need to let go of. And sometimes, we find that even though we have done a lot of healing around something, there is still more to let go, forgive, and release. How do we seek peace at times when we…

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Sacred Practice: Cultivating Expansiveness

By Colette Lafia / Comments Off on Sacred Practice: Cultivating Expansiveness

Sacred Practice: Cultivating Expansiveness Sometimes, we need to step out of the minute details of everyday life and give ourselves some breathing room. Through habit we get caught up in reviewing our lives—from past decisions to present situations. In all of this, our experience of the sacred can get lost. At…

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Sacred Practice: Permission

By Colette Lafia / Comments Off on Sacred Practice: Permission

Permission doesn’t sound like a very spiritual word, but I’ve come to realize it’s what allows us to say YES. We can give ourselves permission to listen to our desires, to fulfill our longings, and to care for our needs. Yet so many of us keep our desires tucked away, unfulfilled.…

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Sacred Practice: Discover More of Your True Self

By Colette Lafia / Comments Off on Sacred Practice: Discover More of Your True Self

These Sacred Practices are designed as prayers. You can give them as much time as you have in the moment, and they can be repeated. Discovering More of Your True Self In the midst of all the noise both around us and within us, from our lists of things to do, to…

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Sacred Practice: Listening With the Heart

By Colette Lafia / Comments Off on Sacred Practice: Listening With the Heart

Listening is a sacred practice. Yet, at times, we only hear on the surface of life. So how do we learn to listen deeply? How do we learn to listen to our body, to our heart’s desire, or to our inner stirrings? There’s a sensitive way of listening to others, as well, to…

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Sacred Practice: Look at Yourself with Love

By Colette Lafia / Comments Off on Sacred Practice: Look at Yourself with Love

There may be moments in the day when we don’t feel good about ourselves—for a lot of reasons. In those moments, can we find a way to bring tenderness and love to ourselves? Here is a practice that offers you a way to respond with love, rather than judgment. It’s…

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