5 Books That Changed My Life

Do you have plans for reading this summer? What books are on your list? Danielle shares books that have had a lasting impact on her life. She also encourages you to share your reading list with her and others.

Snippet from the Show
There are some books that you can return to again and again because of the impact they have on your life.


Danielle’s Book List
  1. The Better Part: A Christ-Centered Resource for Personal Prayer by Father John Bartunek, LC
  2. A Mother’s Rule of Life by Holly Pierlot
  3. Delay, Don’t Deny: Living an Intermittent Fasting Lifestyle by Gin Stephens
  4. An Introduction to the Devout Life by St. Francis de Sales
  5. East of Eden by John Steinbeck

Another book Danielle mentioned in this week’s episode is the Kristin Lavransdatter trilogy by Sigrid Undset.

Listener Feedback

At the end of today’s show, Danielle shares an email from listener Holly who wonders how she might stand up for herself better in her workplace.

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Young and Wild by Zac Brown Band


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Megan Madden

Megan Madden is a homeschooling mother with a passion for writing and speaking on authentic femininity and virtuous womanhood. In 2017, she began graduate studies in marriage and family at the International Theological Institute in Austria. After moving to Kraków, Poland to work with university students, Megan more personally continued her research on the complementarity of man and woman, particularly on the question of what it means to be a woman. She delved into the study of renowned Catholic writers on women such as St. Edith Stein, Gertrude von le Fort, Alice von Hildebrand, St. John Paul II, and St. Teresa of Avila.

The results were the development of Megan’s online ministry A Mother’s Lace, as well as speaking opportunities and her book with Ascension: Mary, Teach Me to Be Your Daughter.

Megan lives outside of Oxford, England with her husband, who is a lecturer in theology, and their five children.

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