This week’s guest is Melissa Overmyer, author of From Worry to Wonder: A Catholic Guide to Finding Peace Through Scripture. Melissa discusses the modern habits of worry and anxiety and shares the ways that God has a better plan for us.
Snippet from the Show
“Notice the ravens: they do not sow or reap; they have neither storehouse nor barn, yet God feeds them. How much more important are you than birds!”
Worry is a temptation that no person seems to be free from. However, it is a temptation that we can learn to combat. Melissa Overmyer explains how she has found the recipe for the antidote to worry in Scripture. Sharing personal experiences and the fruit of her studies, Melissa offers spiritual insight and practical advice to help anyone live a life without worry.
You can learn more about Melissa Overmyer and her important work at her website MelissaOvermyer.com.
Listener Feedback (32:36)
At the end of today’s show, I respond to an email from listener Mary who shares that she listened to Standing at the Foot of the Cross (with Laura Phelps) just before experiencing a similar tragic shooting incident at her daughter’s school. Laura’s story helped to prepare her for her own harrowing experience and to turn to prayer in her moment of need. Thanks be to God!
You’re Worth It! A Retreat for Women
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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.