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Sharing the Journey

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 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 episode, as I celebrate my 41st baptismal anniversary, I reflect on what to cling to when foundations shake throughout our lives. 

podcast, Prayer & Growth

April 19, 2022

Episode 14: First Friday Check-In – When Foundations Shake: What to Cling To

For this First Friday Check-In, I announce a couple of my upcoming projects that I am excited to develop and share. Then, I share glimpses into my on-going journey with my Word for the Liturgical Year play. The Bible verses that I mention are: Luke 1:46-47, 49 James 1:2-4 Luke 5 Numbers 13 I also mention how […]

Marriage & Motherhood, podcast, Prayer & Growth

March 4, 2022

Episode 13: First Friday Check-In March 2022

In this episode, I explain 5 reasons why I love having the liturgical year guide my goal setting process, as well as some glimpses into the fruits of my recent prayer life and having selected play for the current liturgical year. I also give an update on what to expect for frequency of episodes for […]

Prayer & Growth

January 18, 2022

Episode 12: Liturgical Goal Setting

In this episode I am excited to reveal my word for the upcoming liturgical year, as well as outlining my intentions for Advent. This is the last episode for season 1 in order to allow space to more prayerfully enter into the Advent season, to discern how to focus my time and energy in this […]

podcast, Prayer & Growth

November 30, 2021

Season 1, Episode 11: Revealing My Word for the Liturgical Year

In this episode, I review my words for the liturgical year from 2019-2021. Then, I share 8 key take aways that I have noticed after incorporating the practice into my life for 11 years.  If you would like to join me on the word for the liturgical year journey, you are welcome to access a PDF […]

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

November 13, 2021

Season 1, Episode 10: Words in Review – Part 2

In this episode, I review my words of the (liturgical) year from 2010-2018. I mention a PDF that I have created to facilitate the process. Those who join are also welcome to include the logo for the project when sharing about it. I also have blog posts about some of my words. 

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

November 13, 2021

Season 1, Episode 9: Words in Review – Part 1

In this episode I introduce the concept of Word for the Liturgical Year. I explain how it has been a powerful practice to nurture Christ-centered growth and invite listeners to join the adventure. I mention a PDF that I have created to facilitate the process. Those who join are welcome to include the logo for the project […]

podcast, Prayer & Growth

October 31, 2021

Season 1, Episode 8: Introducing Word for the Liturgical Year

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