Among Women 236: Prayer Journaling – Chocolate for Your Soul

July 29, 2018

This episode:

“Blessed are They”:  St. Olympia

“Among Women” Guest:  Mary Beth Weisenburger

In this episode of Among Women we look at something very close to my heart — prayer journaling! It’s a great topic and I’m pleased to welcome Mary Beth Weisenburger, author of Praying with a Pen: The Girlfriend’s Guide to Stress-Free Prayer Journaling. Our conversation is geared for all those newbies who want to try this method of prayer — what Mary Beth dubs “chocolate for your soul”. Together we explore how to get started (hint: listen for the 4 P’s), as well as what it means to experience holy whispers and “holy moly” moments.

I also look back in early fourth-century church history to recap some of the extraordinary life of St. Olympia — a woman of great fortitude and generosity.

Links for this episode:

St. Olympia: Here and here

Mary Beth Weisburger’s website: Praying with a Pen 

The book: Praying with a Pen: The Girlfriend’s Guide to Stress-Free Prayer Journaling.

Other shows of related interest:

AW 175: An Appointment with God

AW 227: The life of prayer and good works, with Julie Davis

AW 213: Prayer is a personal encounter with Jesus

AW 77: An AW special on prayer!

AW 186: On Faith, grace, and prayer in marriage and family life


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