Writing Inspired by Scripture (with Maureen O’Brien)

Danielle is joined by special guest Maureen O’Brien to discuss Maureen’s new book Gather the Fragments: My Year of Finding God’s Love. Maureen shares how she came to write the book and the ways in which she has come to know God and understand love more deeply through Scripture.

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God not only gives us enough, but in fact, he gives us more than we need.


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This week’s guest is author and poet Maureen O’Brien, author of What Was Lost: Seeking Refuge in the Psalms. Maureen shares about her newest book, Gather the Fragments: My Year of Finding God’s Love.

Maureen shares about how she came to write this book, what spiritual memoir writing means to her, and ways she has come to know God and understand love more deeply as a result of connecting with Scripture and the everyday people around her.

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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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