Our guest this week is Julieanne Bartlett, founder of Passion of Hope Ministries. Danielle and Julieanne discuss the trial of “prolonged singleness” and the challenge of living your life when you feel like God is not answering your prayer.
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God sees us in our struggle and he does not abandon us.
Prolonged Singleness with Julieanne Bartlett
Our special guest this week is Julieanne Bartlett, founder of Passion of Hope ministries. Julieanne felt called to marriage and prayed to find a husband. However, she remained single until she was 42 when God finally led her to her husband.
Julieanne talks about the trial of what she calls “prolonged singleness.” She discusses the challenge of living your life when you feel like God is not answering your prayer. She shares some of the ways she coped with waiting for her vocation. She also shares the important things she has learned about the goodness of God and the importance of marriage.
You may be struggling to find the person God wants you to marry. Perhaps you are waiting for a baby. Maybe you are struggling to find out God’s will in your work situation. Whatever your situation, Julieanne’s story of struggle and faith will encourage and inspire you. Download Julieanne’s free ebook on prolonged singleness here.
Listener Question (31:47)
At the end of this week’s show, I offer some thoughts on a question from listener Laura whose husband has left his Catholic faith.
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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.