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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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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Danielle Bean

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.

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