The Gift of Personal Connection (with Ashley Slavik)

Do you desire personal connection? In this episode, Danielle welcomes guest Ashley Slavik, who shares about her mission to form personal connections through handwritten letters.

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We are made for community and we are called to connect with one another.


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This week’s guest is Ashley Slavik, founder of the Letters of Light Ministry. Ashley invites anyone to send her a letter and she replies with a handwritten letter, offering encouragement or advice. Ashley shares how she came to begin this kind of work and some of the ways it has been a source and support for the people she connects with, but also for herself. Check it out here and consider sending her a letter!

Letters of Light on Instagram

Ashley Slavik on Instagram

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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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