Femininity

And the Women Remain: Female Disciples in Mark 15:40-41

And the Women Remain: Female Disciples in Mark 15:40-41

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  “And so the order is inverted, for the Jew kills, and the Gentile confesses; the disciples fly, and the women remain.”[1] – Theophylact   The hour had finally come. Everything Jesus was attempting to convey to His followers came down to one defining moment, His suffering and death on the cross. Rather than remaining […]

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S4 Ep18: How-to Newborn

S4 Ep18: How-to Newborn

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  It’s no secret that Kevin and Lisa recently had a baby and after going through this experience of transition for the 4th time they’ve continued to learn more and more about how to care for a newborn and themselves. On today’s podcast, the Cotters share with you 4 dos for life with a newborn. […]

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S4 Ep13: How-to Live Fearless with Lisa Brenninkmeyer

S4 Ep13: How-to Live Fearless with Lisa Brenninkmeyer

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  Few things can hold us back in life like fear. It steals our joy, it tells us we’re not enough, and it stops us from being fully alive. We know deep down that this isn’t what we were made for, but facing fears and clearly seeing reality takes an immense amount of courage. On the podcast […]

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S3 Ep17: How-to Heal with Crystalina Evert

S3 Ep17: How-to Heal with Crystalina Evert

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  Truth: we are all broken and in need of healing, but this a fact that perhaps we don’t like to readily admit. However, keeping our painful memories in the dark causes more trouble than having the courage to bring them into the light. On today’s episode, Lisa interviews the inspirational Crystalina Evert on not […]

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S3 Ep10: How-to Feminism with Claire Swinarski

S3 Ep10: How-to Feminism with Claire Swinarski

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  Feminism. For many, fewer words bring up positive or negative stereotypes and emotions. Does feminism have anything to do with Catholicism? Would Jesus consider himself to be a feminist? Should all women be feminists? On the podcast today Lisa interviews Claire Swinarski, host of The Catholic Feminist podcast who, spoiler alert, says yes, all […]

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Blogcast: Saints Are Still Being Made: Meet Chiara Corbella Petrillo

Blogcast: Saints Are Still Being Made: Meet Chiara Corbella Petrillo

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  Becoming a saint is not a thing of the past. Even today, saints are being made and Chiara Corbella Petrillo is just one of them. Looking for some inspiration in this vale of tears? You’ve found it. P.S. I wrote this post a few months after Chiara passed away. This June the cause for […]

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How-to Jane Austen: More than Mr. Darcy with Beth Sri

How-to Jane Austen: More than Mr. Darcy with Beth Sri

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  For many, Jane Austen’s novels are better know as Hollywood chick flicks, however, there is so much more to her stories! In today’s episode, Lisa interviews Beth Sri on why everyone (including men!) should read Jane Austen not merely for entertainment value, but for what they can teach us about virtue and life.   SHOWNOTES Beth’s […]

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Saints Are Still Being Made: Meet Chiara Corbella Petrillo

Saints Are Still Being Made: Meet Chiara Corbella Petrillo

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A few months ago I received an email from a friend of mine who had recently encountered the life of an extraordinary woman while in Rome. I was so moved by the story I shared it last week with the women at SEEK 2013 and now want to share it with you. It’s the story […]

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