The Secret Power of Showing Up

There is power in showing up. Today, Danielle shares about a recent experience in her own life where she felt God calling her to show up. She shares some of the ways God might be asking us to show up and how we can trust in him and his graces.

Snippet from the Show
When we step out to do the will of God, we have to trust that God will be there and will give us the graces we need.


From Danielle

This week, I want to share about the power behind the idea of “showing up.” I had a recent prayer experience where I felt God was calling on me to “show up” in an uncertain situation, and trust that he would give me the grace I needed. It was such a powerful experience of the goodness and providence of God, that I began to think about other ways that we can be blessed by the idea of “showing up” in life.

I share some other ways that God might be calling you to show up – in prayer, in relationships, in work and other difficult situations. How about you? How do you feel God calling on you to “show up” these days, and how have you been blessed by listening?

Danielle’s Book Recommendation

Last week, Danielle mentioned the book Kristin Lavransdatter by Sigrid Undset and this week encourages listeners to check it out. You can also join Danielle for a Catholic book club over

Listener Question (33:44)

Danielle responds to listener Debra who asks about how to survive the never-ending sickness with kids in winter. Danielle shares some ideas for health and sanity.

Song of the Week

This week’s song is All Things New by Eliza King. 

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Megan Madden

Megan Madden is a homeschooling mother with a passion for writing and speaking on authentic femininity and virtuous womanhood. In 2017, she began graduate studies in marriage and family at the International Theological Institute in Austria. After moving to Kraków, Poland to work with university students, Megan more personally continued her research on the complementarity of man and woman, particularly on the question of what it means to be a woman. She delved into the study of renowned Catholic writers on women such as St. Edith Stein, Gertrude von le Fort, Alice von Hildebrand, St. John Paul II, and St. Teresa of Avila.

The results were the development of Megan’s online ministry A Mother’s Lace, as well as speaking opportunities and her book with Ascension: Mary, Teach Me to Be Your Daughter.

Megan lives outside of Oxford, England with her husband, who is a lecturer in theology, and their five children.

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