Among Women

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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Among Women Espresso Shot #41: Blessed are the merciful

Let me take this time to wish you a blessed Easter. I know this has been a difficult time as we experience together pandemic-related life changes. It is in this time that we must hold fast to our faith and lean into prayer even more. I am praying for you. Please pray for me.   Jesus…

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Among Women Espresso Shot #40: Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness

Here’s the latest Among Women “Espresso Shot” in our beatitudes series. Today’s topic: The Beatitudes – “Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they shall be satisfied.” In this espresso shot, I examine the third Beatitude from Matthew 5:6: “Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they shall be satisfied.” This…

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Among Women 246: The Stations of the Cross

This newest episode of Among Women is a departure from our usual format. It’s been a few weeks since my last podcast and in that time the United States has taken many measures to attempt to curb the pandemic caused by the novel coronavirus known as COVID-19. This has been a difficult time for many…

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Among Women Espresso Shot #39: Blessed are the meek…

This is part of a continuing series on the Beatitudes – “Blessed are the meek.” In this short Espresso Shot podcast, I examine the third Beatitude from Matthew 5:5: “Blessed are the meek, for they shall inherit the earth.” This Among Women podcast continues to explore the inspiration we have in Jesus with respect to the Beatitudes…

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Among Women Espresso Shot #38: Blessed are those who mourn

I’m back with another Among Women Espresso Shot with my continuing series on the Beatitudes from the Sermon on the Mount. I’m taking the eight beatitudes and unpacking them in three ways: 1) How the beatitude paints a picture of Jesus and reveals his countenance – or shows us a summary of his life. 2) How…

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Among Women Espresso Shot #37: Blessed are the poor in spirit

The latest Among Women Espresso Shot podcast continues with examining the Beatitudes. This 15-minute podcast delves into one verse: “Blessed are the poor in spirit for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.” (MT 5:3) This podcast examines the inspiration Jesus, where we put our trust, and the call to be humble — like Jesus. My reflections…

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