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Sharing the Journey

In this episode, I provide some concluding thoughts on my word for the liturgical year for 2022 – play and reveal my word for 2023. If you are interested in taking my course – Word for the Liturgical Year 2023, you can learn more and register here. I mention the following books in this episode:Fr. Isaiah […]

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

December 2, 2022

Episode 38: Word for the Liturgical Year Endings & Beginnings

Inspired by the opening pages of At the Center of the Human Drama: The Philosophical Anthropology of Karol Wojtyła/Pope John Paul II by Kenneth Schmitz, I have been reflecting on the purpose of Beauty of Becoming. I began this website because I had dreams of creating courses to support Catholics with more actively and intentionally […]

Prayer & Growth

December 1, 2022

Beauty of Becoming – Taking Shape

This is the final episode of a 9 part series 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

November 25, 2022

Episode 37: Do The Next Thing Chapter 9

This is episode 8 in 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, Prayer & Growth

November 18, 2022

Episode 36: Do the Next Thing Chapter 8

“Faith and reason are like two wings on which the human spirit rises to the contemplation of truth.” -St. John Paul II* On my 42nd baptismal anniversary next spring, I am scheduled to begin the CPMAP Certification through the Catholic Psych Institute. As a lover of learning, anticipation builds anytime I am preparing to begin […]

Prayer & Growth, Reviews

November 16, 2022

The Personalism of John Paul II (Book Reflection)

This is episode 7 in 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

November 11, 2022

Episode 35: Do The Next Thing Chapter 7

This is episode 6 in 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

October 28, 2022

Episode 34: Do the Next Thing Chapter 6

This is episode 5 in 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

October 21, 2022

Episode 33: Do the Next Thing Chapter 5

This is episode 4 in 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

October 14, 2022

Episode 32: Do the Next Thing Chapter 4

In this brief First Friday episode, I talk about how revisiting childhood play has been showing up in my life recently as I have focused on play as my word for the liturgical year. I consider implications that I can learn about myself through the act of revisiting moments of childhood play. I also mention […]

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

October 7, 2022

Episode 31: Revisiting Childhood Play (A First Friday Episode)

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