Living the Feminine Genius (with Lisa Cotter)

This week’s guest is author and speaker Lisa Cotter. Lisa and Danielle discuss topics from Lisa’s new book Reveal the Gift: Living the Feminine Genius. Lisa also shares some of her own experiences as a woman in today’s culture, especially as a wife and mother.

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When both genders are working together, that is when we experience the fullness of humanity.


Our guest this week is author Lisa Cotter. She joins me to discuss topics in her new book, Reveal the Gift: Living the Feminine Genius. Lisa shares some of her experiences as a wife and mom and the ways in which our culture gets the idea of female empowerment all wrong. 

We discuss some of the challenges we face as women today including navigating social media and the temptation to compare ourselves with others. Lisa is a joyful voice of encouragement for women from all walks of life!

Learn more about Lisa and her work at her website, or follow her on Instagram.

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At the end of today’s show, I answer a question from listener Deborah who is having trouble finding the motivation to exercise daily.


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Danielle Bean

Danielle Bean is the author of many books on Catholic marriage, motherhood, and women’s spirituality, and a well-known Catholic podcaster and media figure. In all of her efforts, Danielle encourages and celebrates all women on their unique vocational paths. She is the host of the Girlfriends podcast as well as the author of Momnipotent: The Not-So-Perfect Woman’s Guide to Catholic Motherhood, Whisper: Finding God in the Everyday, and You Are Enough.

Danielle is a dynamic retreat leader and an engaging speaker on a variety of subjects related to Catholic family life, education, marriage, and motherhood. She has been married to her husband, Dan, for 26 years and together they have 8 children.

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