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Step Back, Take a Breath, Let Go with Love

Wednesday Wisdom: Step Back, Take a Breath, and Let Go with Love. I’ve just returned from spending Labor Day weekend in Toronto with family. Before my husband and I went on the trip, we reflected upon how we wanted to relate to our family during this time of change and transition–some health concerns, marriage problems, […]

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Wednesday Wisdom: Learning to Listen to the Spirit

The school year has begun. I am busy again, with my part-time library schedule and my spiritual work. Yesterday, I found myself feeling edgy after a long day. In the evening, I engaged in the Ignatian practice known as the Daily Examen, which is a prayer practice of reviewing our day with the Spirit. I’ve […]

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Who are you?

Wednesday Wisdom: Who are You? I just returned from a week at the Living School Symposium. It was a week of deepening my commitment to living from a contemplative stance. A contemplative stance is one that sees the whole, the unity of all, and not only the parts. As Richard Rohr writes, “During contemplation we come […]

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Wednesday Wisdom: Connect with the Energy of Gratitude

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 about the situation, and to […]

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How Do We Meet Our Restlessness?

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 the openness. Yet, I know […]

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Fill Yourself with Delight

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 delight during these summer months? […]

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