The Soul Source

Right… For Now

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By MARYMICHELLE LOTANO I make a gazillion decisions every day; some are mundane and require less than no thought, others are mildly preoccupying and some are gigantic. Regardless of the size of the decision, each one…

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The Opposite of Love

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By MARYMICHELLE LOTANO Many years ago, I was sitting in a counselling psychology class when the professor asked, “What is the opposite of love?” A student yelled out, “Hate.” He then asked everyone who agreed to…

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Acknowledge your love

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By MARYMICHELLE LOTANO One Friday afternoon, I stood in line at Costco waiting to pick up pizza and salads. To my left sat a mom with two small boys. The boys were eating and playing, although…

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Reach In

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By MARYMICHELLE LOTANO As children, we are born with the need for everyone to reach out and take care of us. We cannot care for ourselves and we are not expected to return the favour to…

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Garbled Gratitude

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By MARYMICHELLE LOTANO In the past few years, my life has changed drastically. In the beginning of the metamorphosis I lacked the awareness of the changes that would topple out of a single sentence. It was…

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Fair…Fluid…Dream

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By MARYMICHELLE LOTANO My friends and I engage in a prayer group. It isn’t your traditional type of prayer group. We do not use a religious writing or any dogmatic structure as our guide. Instead, the…

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You Inspire Me!

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By MARYMICHELLE LOTANO I talk to everyone, which is odd because I am not social. I don’t like big events, crowds of people or parties. Even small groups make me want to hide in the bathroom….

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The Joy of Sadness

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By MARYMICHELLE LOTANO Recently, I took my son to see the movie Inside Out. I had high expectations for this new Disney film and I was not disappointed. The images are wonderful, the colour spectacular, the…

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Fail Forward

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By MARYMICHELLE LOTANO I have failed numerous times in my life in a variety of ways, including academically, in my career, in my relationships, in sports and by ignoring my intuition. Each failure produced pain, growth…

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