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Looking at Our Attachments

By Colette Lafia / Comments Off on Looking at Our Attachments

Yesterday, I spent the afternoon with a good friend, and we ended up going for a walk at Land’s End, where we walked a labyrinth built with stones and rocks, perched on the edge of a cliff overlooking the ocean. The winding path was narrow and rocky at points so…

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Allowing Generosity to Fill You

By Colette Lafia / Comments Off on Allowing Generosity to Fill You

Wednesday Wisdom. Lately the word generosity is emerging as a theme for me. I am seeking to integrate my job as a busy part-time school librarian, with my spiritual work and writing, which I also feel called to do. Truthfully, I haven’t found a groove, yet, but I am committed…

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What the Night Sky Teaches Us

By Colette Lafia / Comments Off on What the Night Sky Teaches Us

While I was in Hawaii, I had the delight and joy of visiting the Mauna Kea Visitor’s Center, which is over 9,000 feet above sea level. We saw an amazing display of stars, as well as the planet Saturn and its rings. Spending an evening there was such an expansive experience. It is truly a…

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Cultivating Expansiveness

By Colette Lafia / Comments Off on Cultivating Expansiveness

For the past week I have had the great delight of swimming every day in the Pacific ocean, while I’m here in Hawaii, house sitting for some friends. One day, my husband and I snorkeled around an incredible coral reef, called Two Step, where we saw sea turtles, butterflyfish, and angelfish. As we…

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Waters of Trust

By Colette Lafia / Comments Off on Waters of Trust

Blessed is the person who trust in the Lord, Whose hope is the Lord, She is like a tree planted beside the waters that stretches out its roots to the stream; It fears not the heat when it comes, its leaves stay green… –Jeremiah 17:7-8   I share this passage with you because…

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How Lovely is Your Dwelling Place

By Colette Lafia / Comments Off on How Lovely is Your Dwelling Place

Wednesday Wisdom. How lovely is your dwelling place, O Lord of hosts!  (psalm 84) Last week, I blogged about how one question opens the door to another question. I’m really enjoying allowing my questions to emerge and guide me. My question last week was: How am I living the path…

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