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.

Song of the Week

Young and Wild by Zac Brown Band


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Meet Your Host:
Danielle Bean

A writer, speaker, wife, and mother, Danielle helps women from all walks of life discover their dignity and worth so they can find peace, balance, and joy in family living. Danielle has been married to her husband Dan for 28 years, and together they have eight amazing children.

Danielle is host of The Gist, a talk show for women on CatholicTV, and author of several books, including You Are Enough: What Women of the Bible Teach You About Your Mission and Worth and Momnipotent: The Not-so Perfect Guide to Catholic Motherhood, as well as her latest book, Whisper: Finding God in the Everyday.


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