Welcome. Life is a sacred journey, but it doesn’t always feel that way. We can easily get lost in our daily demands and become disconnected from our spirit and source of inspiration. If you’re longing to connect more deeply with your Sacred self, and the Love that is at the core of your being, you’re in the right place. My work is about sharing the journey together, so that we can see the Divine nature shining through all of life, even in the difficult and ordinary moments.

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Awakening Your Receptive Heart

 Wednesday Wisdom: The Receptivity of the Heart. We continue this month exploring and discovering what it means to live with more receptivity to our deepest self, to the Holy One, and to one another. Let us turn towards God, as we begin this season of Lent, not with a laundry list of what we are not, but with […]

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Living Life with More Receptivity

Wednesday Wisdom: Being Receptivity. Our theme for February will be: receptivity. Being receptive is an art, a practice, and a grace. How can we become more receptive to the Sacred in our lives; to the movement of love in our lives? Often, we spend most of our attention, and energy, responding and reacting to the […]

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Listening to the Wisdom of Gratitude

Wednesday Wisdom. Gratitude: Awakening the Heart I just had this article published on Gratefulness.org, and I wanted to share it here as my Wednesday Wisdom this week. It’s a great reminder to live in gratitude, and to practice daily gratitude. Enjoy! And check out the gratefulness website; it’s amazing. *** The inspiration for writing a 21-day Gratitude Challenge blog series came […]

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Interview with Carl McColman on Befriending Silence: Discovering the Gifts of Cistercian Spirituality

Interview with Carl McColman, January 2016 facilitated by Colette Lafia Carl McColman and I share a mutual appreciation and affection for the monastic life. We first connected last year when he read and reviewed my book, Seeking Surrender: How a Trappist Monk Taught me to Trust and Embrace Life. Now, I am delighted to return […]

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Comfort Circles: A Sacred Space for Cultivating Compassion and Connection
Wednesday, March 16, 2016
10:00 – 12:00 PM

School of Applied Theology, Bay Area

with the Sacred through 
Spiritual Art
Friday, March 18, 2016
10:00 am to 3:00 pm

Presented by Colette Lafia at Mercy Center, Burlingame, California

Women in Transition - The Art of Waiting
Friday, April 22, 2016
10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Presented by Liz Lawhead and Colette Lafia
Mercy Center, Burlingame, California

The Transformative Power of Surrender
Tuesday, May 3, 2016
10:00-3:00 pm.

School of Applied Theology, Bay Area