Author & Spiritual Director
a spiritual companion for the journey
OUR RELATIONSHIP WITH THE DIVINE IS THE LOVE STORY WE ARE ALL LIVING.
The movement of our hearts towards Divine Love is the essence of our spiritual experience. It is my honor to accompany you on this profound journey into love—to offer you practices, prayers, and spiritual insights that will help you grow love-centered relationships with everyone and everything around you.
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Workshops & Retreats
Topics cover living a life overflowing with Divine love, finding comfort & joy in everyday life, and more.
The Divine Heart Book Events
Virtual Book Events and Presentations on themes from The Divine Heart.
Work one to one with Colette in person or virtually. Explore your heart's deepest desire for connection and union with the Divine.
Read with Colette
What does it mean to connect to our solitude? What does it mean to know that there is a deep, secret, hidden present place within where we meet God and where God meets us. In those tender moments like right now, perhaps feeling overwhelmed, emotionally vulnerable, tired, there is a place within where it’s vast,…Read More
Breathing in and breathing out. Arriving in this moment. Arriving home to yourself and to your heart. Letting yourself connect more consciously with your breath. Breathing in and breathing out. Taking the time to be with yourself. Connect with yourself more deeply. Finding the comfort that dwells within simply by being present to yourself. Hearing…Read More
With the summer fog settling in, I’m finding myself nestled in my home studio, re-engaging with the painting process. As I place paint on canvas or paper, I follow desire. Not just my desire, but I discover the desire of the painting. The spirituality of creativity invites us into a “discovery” process. What does the…Read More
More BOOKS BY COLETTE
How My Friendship with a Trappist Monk Taught Me to Trust and Embrace Life
Published by Ave Maria Press, Spring 2015.
Order on Amazon or from your favorite bookseller today.
"In Seeking Surrender, Colette Lafia challenges our notion of surrender, inviting us to see it as a path of opening to the fullness of life. Her spiritual companion, a Trappist Monk from the Abbey of Gethsemani, encourages and guides her towards deeper trust along her journey in a series of letters shared over years. A beautiful and honest book." – Fr.Richard Rohr,O.F.M.
Comfort & Joy
Simple Ways to Care for Ourselves and Others
Purchase the book with new journaling tips included on Amazon or from your favorite bookseller today.
Awarded “One of the Best Spiritual Books of 2008” by spirituality and practice.com
“In her book Comfort and Joy, Lafia’s warm prose knits a cozy tapestry of vignettes, observations, affirmations, and gentle questions covering the simple ways we can care for others and ourselves.” Janet Boyer, author of New Year, New You.