Living Comfort, Living Joy

Living Comfort, Living Joy

with Colette Lafia

Join us for a 21-Day Online Retreat

with Colette Lafia


Living Comfort, Living Joy – Bringing More Compassion and Love into Our Lives and the World

Sponsored by Mercy Center, Burlingame

About Living Comfort, Living Joy

Comfort and joy are powerful pathways to awakening God’s love in our lives and in the lives of others. Through the channels of comfort, we touch the presence of the Spirit within us and around us, and discover God’s great joy.

Living Comfort, Living Joy is a 21-day spiritual journey that will fill you with tender-hearted compassion, reassurance, encouragement, mercy, and the healing presence of love. It is also a time to renew yourself with deep and nourishing self-care.

This self-paced online retreat is now open. Your 21-day spiritual journey begins when you register.
Cost: $20

Spring is the season of renewal—of the Spirit, as well as in nature. As we begin our exploration of comfort and joy this Easter season, and into Pentecost, remember that Comforter is one of the names given to the Holy Spirit in the Christian tradition. The Spirit lives within all things—in the created world, in you, in me.

We can awaken to the presence of the Spirit in moments of comfort and joy—drinking a warm cup of tea, taking a walk, listening, laughing, and sitting quietly in a church. The Spirit is the breath of God and is the life-giver, and like St. Paul tells us, “The Spirit gives life.” (2 Cor 3:6).

Included in this online retreat will be:

  • Prayers and Practices to invoke the healing presence of compassion, and God’s tender love and mercy
  • Visio Divina to engage in the sacred practice of praying with images
  • Taize chants to meditate with sacred music
  • Personal vignettes to inspire you to discover the many possibilities present in daily life for experiencing as well as sharing comfort and joy
  • Journaling Prompts to explore and expand your relationship to and embodiment of comfort and joy
  • Breath Awareness practices to deepen your contemplative practice
  • 5 guided meditations by Colette

Join us for 21-days  of community, prayers and practices, and discover how to nurture yourself and others with comfort and joy, and to enter more fully into the flow of Divine love.

This self-paced online retreat is now open. Your 21-day spiritual journey begins when you register.
Cost: $20


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