Sacred Practices

Sacred Practices for Spiritual Living

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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Sacred Practice: Connecting Within

By Colette Lafia / Comments Off on Sacred Practice: Connecting Within

When we are putting out a lot of energy, interacting with many people, and constantly responding to demands, we can begin to find ourselves off balance and drained. How can we renew our energy, and stay connected to ourselves throughout the day? Practice: First, be willing to stop and acknowledge…

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Sacred Practice: Take a Moment to Relax

By Colette Lafia / Comments Off on Sacred Practice: Take a Moment to Relax

Between work, family, and the 1001 items on our To-Do Lists, rushing around has become a way of life for us all. But the more relaxed you are in your body, the more you’ll flow through the day and allow yourself to live in communion with the sacred. Yes, you can be busy and be more relaxed. It…

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Sacred Practice: The Power of a Touchstone

By Colette Lafia / Comments Off on Sacred Practice: The Power of a Touchstone

Every day is like taking a short trip–we have places to go and things to do. So, no wonder we can get lost at times during our day–and even ask ourselves:  What am I doing? Where am I going next? In many ways, we have to establish our own guidebook for daily living. One…

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Sacred Practice: Leaning Back

By Colette Lafia / Comments Off on Sacred Practice: Leaning Back

We spend so much of our time sitting on the edge of our seats, waiting to get to what’s next. Our thoughts race ahead, leaving us distracted and unable to fully articulate our needs or how to meet them. We’re perpetually leaning forward, itching to move on to the next item…

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