Among Women

Among Women 265: Avoiding Overcommitment

I’m happy to share the latest episode of Among Women. In the past year, I’ve been trying to avoid burnout. The coronavirus pandemic has brought scheduling challenges and changes that have required me to take a harder look at discerning how I spend my time. What am I saying “yes” to —in terms of my…

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Kicking off the new year with a podcast series on Mary’s titles and feast days

Hello and happy new year! As we open 2021, I feel led to a back-to-basics approach with Among Women, and I’ll be doing an “espresso shot” series throughout the coming months on Mary’s titles and her feast days. (And yes, I know this is the Year of St. Joseph… so I’ll be adding that aspect…

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Catching up with Among Women — 2 podcasts in recent weeks!

I don’t know about you, but life seems to have sped up on me. As I review my schedule I know it is related to my increased workload at my job, and my increased home responsibilities amidst the enduring months of this pandemic. Yet, as we come to the final week of Advent, my schedule…

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Among Women 253: Radical Saints

This latest episode of the Among Women podcast celebrates the communion of saints—this amazing aspect of the Body of Christ both on heaven and earth. And we recall the beauty of November’s month of the holy souls. My guest is Melanie Rigney who shares many stories of modern saints from her book Radical Saints: 21…

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Among Women 252: Seeking Peace

The latest Among Women podcast is back with a very timely topic… The times we live in — oh! — we all need to anchor our trust in God and seek peace amidst the chaos. Allison Gingras shares her faith story and lasting lessons in her new journal in the Stay Connected series: Seeking Peace – A…

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Among Women 251: A Year with the Mystics

In this latest episode of Among Women, I catch up with Kathryn Jean Lopez to examine her book, A Year with the Mystics. We share about the how the Christian life is enhanced by learning more about the mystics and great saints who have gone before us. Kathryn reads an excerpt from the book, and Pat…

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Among Women 250: The Emptying Nest

Among Women is back after a hiatus. In this newest episode I recap a little about the ups and downs of my pandemic experience. I also talk about adapting spiritual practices including “virtual streams” of adoration and a renewed love for St. Joseph as a spiritual patron. Beyond that I’m happy to catch up with author Danielle Bean about a wonderful book about…

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Among Women Espresso Shot #44: Blessed are those who are persecuted for righteousness

In this latest Among Women Espresso Shot, we conclude this series on the beatitudes by taking up the final beatitude from Matthew 5:10: “Blessed are who are persecuted for righteousness sake, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.”

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Among Women Espresso Shot #43: Blessed are the peacemakers

In this Among Women Espresso Shot, I examine the seventh Beatitude from Matthew 5:9: “Blessed are the peacemakers for they shall be children of God.” (NAB) This is the part of a 9-podcast series devoted to reviewing the eight Beatitudes that open Jesus’ Sermon on the Mount in the Gospel of Matthew. In this podcast,…

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Among Women Espresso Shot #42: Blessed are the pure in heart

In this latest episode of Among Women, Espresso Shot #42, we still discussing the Beatitudes. Our topic is Matthew 5:8:  “Blessed are the pure in heart, for they shall see God.” This is the seventh podcast in a 9-podcast series devoted to reviewing the eight Beatitudes that open Jesus’ Sermon on the Mount in the…

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