This week’s guest is Claire McGarry, author of Grace in Tension: Discover Peace with Martha and Mary. Claire and Danielle discuss ways that all women struggle to find a balance between our inner Martha and Mary. Claire shares her own experience and insight in ways that are sure to inspire you!
Snippet from the Show
Let God be your shelter. Let him be your comfort.
You can find Claire McGarry on Facebook, Instagram, and CatholicMom.com. You can also reach her blog Shifting My Perspective via https://shiftingmyperspective.com/ or ClaireMcGarry.com.
When faced with stress and tension, there is a process we can take in order to allow God to transform our anxieties. The acronym for this process is G-I-F-T.
G – Gage what the stress or tension is. Sit with God and discern what is at the root of this stress or tension.
I – Invite the stress in. Our tendency is to push stress away. However, when we face our stress, we are able to lessen its power over us.
F – Filter this stress/tension with the gaze of God. God looks upon everything with eyes of love. If we can look at our stress or tension through the filter of his gaze, we can reach the next step.
T – Transform the tension. Act with God and transform your stress or tension.
My new book, Whisper: Finding God in the Everyday, is available to order!
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Meet Your Host:
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 23 years, and together they have eight amazing children. Currently, Danielle serves as brand manager at CatholicMom.com and host of The Gist, a talk show for women on CatholicTV.
Danielle’s books include, 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, Giving Thanks and Letting Go: Reflections on the Gift of Motherhood.
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