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.
Work with Colette
Work one to one with Colette in person or via Skype. Explore your hearts deepest desire for connection and union with the Divine.
In Person Retreats
Colette leads local retreats, workshops, and Days of Prayer.
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Seasonal online retreats. Topics cover finding comfort & joy in everyday life, living a life overflowing with Divine love, and more.
Read with Colette
Lately, I’ve been noticing how generous comfort is. I can find it in the simplest things, like in the small bouquet of wildflowers I cut from my garden and placed in a white milk jug, which now has a broken handle.I love the brokenness of the jug. It reminds me of change and transformation. We…Read More
I opened one of my journals from the period of time I was writing my book, Comfort and Joy, and came across this paragraph that I would like to share: I found the first step in learning to comfort myself was being receptive to what I was going through, not resisting or trying to control…Read More
I led a comfort circle last week at a women’s health conference. I enjoyed hearing the participants share different ideas they had for bringing more comfort into their daily lives, and wanted to pass along the suggestions. Here’s what they said: • turn off the cell phone for an hour and take an uninterrupted walk…Read 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.
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"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
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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.