Happy Easter! He is risen!
Anna Mitchell, host of the Son Rise Morning Show on Sacred Heart Radio, joins me to talk about daily prayer. Anna shares an innovative idea for making a habit of daily prayer — an audio recording of simple prayers she created with her co-host Matt Swaim. You can get the free download of their prayer recording here on Soundcloud.
Snippet from the Show
We don’t have to have it all together when we approach the Lord in prayer, he receives us just as we are.
At the end of today’s show, I share an email from Marie who offers a suggestion for those of us who want to learn and pray more litanies. Here is the weekly schedule she uses:
Sunday: Litany of Trust
Monday: Litany of Joy
Tuesday: Litany of Humility
Wednesday: Litany of St. Joseph
Thursday: Litany of Faith
Friday: Litany of Love
Saturday: Litany of Blessed Mother Mary
My newest book is one that I wrote with Dan, the Manual for Marriage, a beautiful resource for every couple. In it, Dan and I share reflective essays on marriage and family life, but it also features a large collection of prayers, Scripture passages, hymns, and stories from the saints that will encourage and support you in your married relationship.
I have received so much feedback from all of you about my newest book and the first chapter that I shared with you at the end of episode 210. Giving Thanks and Letting Go: Reflections on the Gift of Motherhood is a book in which I share from my heart about the very real changes, challenges, triumphs, and joys of being a mom in an “emptying nest.” You can read that sample chapter at Ave Maria Press. (Use the coupon code BEAN20 to get 20% off your order!)
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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.
Doesn’t scripture say “I desire Mercy Not Sacrifice?”
First time listener. Thank you for affirming my routine of prayer. I thought maybe because it was routine it was less meaningful. Continue your insightful work. Shannon