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Wednesday Wisdom: Connect with the Energy of Gratitude

By Colette Lafia /

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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Fill Yourself with Delight

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Wednesday Wisdom: Fill Yourself with Delight.  “Every object, every being, is a jar full of delight.” – Rumi Delight—what a beautiful word! Say the word aloud as you read it: Delight. It’s so uplifting—a word that begs for an answer to the question: How am I living a life of…

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Keeping Your Heart Open

By Colette Lafia / Comments Off on Keeping Your Heart Open

Wednesday Wisdom: Keeping Your Heart Open.  Today, I would like to share my recent guest blog post in gratefulness.org. Please read here! From the post: Here are five simple ways to stay inspired to continue keeping your heart open: Find prayers, poems, or books to encourage you. Be in nature—look at…

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Embracing Change

By Colette Lafia /

Wednesday Wisdom: Embracing Change. It feels to me like May is a month of way closing and way opening for many of us—the school year is ending, people are moving, relationships are changing, and summer is approaching. It’s a time of change, as well as a time of renewal. In his…

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What Wants to Grow in Your Life?

By Colette Lafia / Comments Off on What Wants to Grow in Your Life?

Wednesday Wisdom: What Wants to Grow in Your Life? Years ago, when I was a retreat coordinator designing and facilitating renewal retreats for tenure teachers, I worked closely with Angeles Arrien, who has since passed away, but will always live on within me. I remember on one spring retreat, the…

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