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Sharing the Journey

In this episode I continue a series of 9 episodes in which I read a chapter an episode from a book in draft that I wrote in 2017-18 focusing on the willingness to step forward in faith based on increasing trust in God. The book is titled Do the Next Thing: Stepping Forward in Faith  and this […]

Career & Service, Marriage & Motherhood, podcast, Prayer & Growth

September 23, 2022

Episode 29: Do the Next Thing Chapter 2

In this episode I begin a series of 9 episodes in which I read a chapter an episode from a book in draft that I wrote in 2017-18 focusing on the willingness to step forward in faith based on increasing trust in God. The book is titled Do the Next Thing: Stepping Forward in Faith and this […]

Career & Service, Marriage & Motherhood, podcast, Prayer & Growth

September 16, 2022

Episode 28: Do the Next Thing Chapter 1

In this episode, I talk about how I thought that play would be a lot about having a lighter heart after some challenging years but then with time discovering that it is more about being able to play in the midst of on-going challenges. It is about the role of play and prayer can support […]

Career & Service, Marriage & Motherhood, podcast, Prayer & Growth

September 2, 2022

Episode 27: Play & Challenges (A First Friday Episode)

In this First Friday Check-In, I provide a little bit more context to my discernment from the last academic year and some glimpses into the initial fruits of how it unfolded, including starting to explore the beauty of a vow of stability that some religious orders take and how that might apply to family life […]

Career & Service, Marriage & Motherhood, podcast, Prayer & Growth

August 5, 2022

Episode 26: Play & Stability (A First Friday Episode)

In this First Friday episode I reflect on almost being a Franciscan student linked to my word for the liturgical year play. In this episode I talk about options for online learning through Franciscan University of Steubenville.  I also mention an: an article that I saw in Catholic Digest related to women returning to school later in life.  The […]

Career & Service, Marriage & Motherhood, podcast, Prayer & Growth

July 2, 2022

Episode 25: Almost a Franciscan Student (A First Friday Episode)

In this episode I conclude my entrepreneurship series. I share a concrete example of how one prompt during Lisa Canning‘s Branding Bootcamp a little over a year ago sparked a lot of dreaming, action, and clarity. This episode is releasing on the date that I set on that prompt for standing on a stage in a […]

Career & Service, Marriage & Motherhood, podcast, Prayer & Growth

June 24, 2022

Episode 24: The Litany of Dreams (Entrepreneurship Series)

In this episode I reflect on price-points, specifically considering: 1) price and motivation, 2) worth and value, and 3) mindsets and God’s creativity. I celebrate Catholic entrepreneurs Jonathan and Amanda Teixeira of Wallet Win as the entrepreneurs who have inspired me. In this episode, I also mention:–Franciscan University of Steubenville–The Motivation Code: Discover the Hidden Forces That […]

Career & Service, podcast, Prayer & Growth

June 17, 2022

Episode 23: Price Points (Entrepreneurship Series)

In this episode of my entrepreneurship series, I talk about the role of mentors and colleagues when considering a new terrain of entrepreneurship. I also reflect on differences between mentors and colleagues within my educational career and my exploration of entrepreneurship. The Catholic entrepreneur that I celebrate at the start of this series is Jenna Guizar of Blessed […]

Career & Service, podcast, Prayer & Growth

June 10, 2022

Episode 22: Mentors & Colleagues (Entrepreneurship Series)

In this episode I narrate how my Word for the Liturgical Year journey has unfolded into a season of considering play and pause – a new layer of my word play that I do not remember considering previously in the year. I reflect on how previous discernments have supported my current discernment process and glimpses […]

Career & Service, Marriage & Motherhood, podcast, Prayer & Growth

June 3, 2022

Episode 21: First Friday Check In – Play//Pause

In this fourth episode in my entrepreneurship series, I focus on the Spirit Path, a play on words from a common entrepreneurial term – the Success Path. I explore benefits of the Success Path, as well as tensions with the underlying assumptions as both a creator and learner. Then, I explain why I will instead […]

Career & Service, podcast, Prayer & Growth

May 20, 2022

Episode 19: The Spirit Path (Entrepreneurship Series)

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