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This is The Gathering Place, a podcast from Blessed is She. We will gather together with you at the table to talk about what YOU want to talk about, ask about, share about. Let's take a seat at the table next to one another, dive into prayer together, and grow in love as daughters of the King.

This is The Gathering Place, a podcast from Blessed is She. We will gather together with you at the table to talk about what YOU want to talk about, ask about, share about. Let's take a seat at the table next to one another, dive into prayer together, and grow in love as daughters of the King.
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This is The Gathering Place, a podcast from Blessed is She. We will gather together with you at the table to talk about what YOU want to talk about, ask about, share about. Let's take a seat at the table next to one another, dive into prayer together, and grow in love as daughters of the King.

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Episodes

Exceptionally You // TGP Episode 28

11/16/2018
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In this Blessed is She episode, Beth and Jenna chat with the EXCEPTIONAL Bonnie Engstrom, all about the strive for perfection and how accepting *average* is simply great sometimes. Take a listen and remember, sister, you are EXCEPTIONALLY you ;)

Duration:00:25:23

Just Follow // TGP Episode 27

11/9/2018
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In this episode, Beth and Jenna hear great wisdom from Father Matt Lowry, chaplain of Northern Arizona University's Newman Center. We talk about evangelization (and how it's not quite as hard as you think!), personal prayer, and being witnesses from the overflow of His goodness.

Duration:00:28:49

Start Slow // TGP Episode 26

11/2/2018
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In this episode, Beth and Jenna chat just the *two* of them aaallll about their hobbies (or lack thereof). Do you have hobbies?? Share with us on Twitter!

Duration:00:22:18

Fearless and Free // TGP Episode 25

10/26/2018
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In this episode, Beth and Jenna chat with wife, mother, and writer Lisa Brenninkmeyer. Lisa founded the beautiful ministry Walking With Purpose. We talk about praying with Scripture, speaking truth to yourself, emotional healing, and freedom.

Duration:00:32:21

I'll Always Carry You // TGP Episode 24

10/19/2018
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In this episode, Beth and Jenna chat with husband, father, and singer/songwriter Matt Maher. We talk about history with God, Matt's own conversion moment, and all about his new album (and children's book!!), The Advent of Christmas (https://www.mattmahermusic.com/theadventofchristmas/). Take a listen below or over on iTunes (and give us a rating while you're over there).

Duration:00:30:50

Skydiving is in Your Future // TGP Episode 23

10/12/2018
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In this episode, Beth and Jenna chat with the lovely Kendra Tierney, wife, mom, writer, and liturgical living extraordinaire. She shares how we can look at the Church year and rhythms of the Church and integrate it [more seamlessly] into our lives. Some things we talked about: + Kendra’s blog, Catholic All Year + Kendra’s *new* book, The Catholic All Year Compendium: Liturgical Living for Real Life + Kendra’s book on Confession: A Little Book about Confession for Children + Kendra’s Prayer...

Duration:00:27:04

Opening the Chambers of Your Heart // TGP Episode 22

10/5/2018
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In this episode, Beth and Jenna chat about Bearing Light, the new Advent devotional from Blessed is She, the BIS team retreat, and opening up your heart to new people (even if you think you're already full!).

Duration:00:22:18

Evangelizing through Stickers // TGP Episode 21

8/11/2018
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In this episode, Beth and Jenna chat with Megan Hjelmstad, wife and mom who is in the Army Reserves and an advocate for women suffering from endometriosis as she did for years. We talk about being witnesses and evangelizing in our own spheres of influence (whether it be at home, at work, or even at the grocery story). Enjoy and tell us your thoughts over on Twitter (https://twitter.com/blessedisshe__).

Duration:00:25:52

Tap Shoes and Stinky Feet // TGP Episode 20

8/3/2018
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This week on the podcast, Jenna and Beth chat about insecurity—from childhood rejection to stepping into new roles—and how, in the face of shame or self-doubt, we can root ourselves in the Father's perfect love for us. We'd love to hear your tips and tricks for battling uncertainty. - Living Your Strengths by Albert L. Winseman and Donald O. Clifton (https://amzn.to/2n9NekB) - Confident by Steffany Gretzinger (https://open.spotify.com/track/2lLWyWl1ZGQdXWTh4cYt4C?si=nIS5YdnhQm6Z6bNfmhsz9A) -...

Duration:00:22:23

Nudge Nudge // TGP Episode 19

7/27/2018
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In this episode, Beth and Jenna talk with Blythe Fike, one of the Blessed is She writers who shares her experience with spiritual direction, regular confession and prayer times (even in the midst of busy life). A wife, mom, and lover of the beautiful devotions in our Church, Blythe shares about the beauty and depth of the Catholic faith. (And how Mary nudges us along like only a good Mother does!)

Duration:00:31:34

Freedom Has Come // TGP Episode 18

7/20/2018
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In this episode, Beth and Jenna talk with Ike Ndolo, *husband,* worship leader, and songwriter about his new records, specifically his new song called "Your Table" (https://open.spotify.com/album/5wkeFiRZLhtFdzSpJBwUFe?si=Slcv5QxIQKG3tZ-jqQhKIw). They talk about how stories change our opinions and views of another, and the power of hearing another's story. Join in on the discussion about viewing "the other" in each one of our lives, loving our enemies (even when they're in the Church), and...

Duration:00:33:57

You're Not Alone // TGP Episode 17

7/13/2018
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Beth and Jenna talk about how our lives turn out differently than we ever anticipated or planned. They also share about consolation + desolation in our lives and how we react to suffering and joys as they come. We would LOVE to hear how your life has worked out differently than you ever thought it would. Tell us over on Twitter or in our Facebook Regional Groups (blessedisshe.net/community).

Duration:00:22:28

Let's Not Sugarcoat It // TGP Episode 16

7/6/2018
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Beth and Jenna talk with Father Timothy Seavey to answer Alessandra's question about the Sacraments, Scripture, and the humanity of the Church. If you or someone you know has ever been hurt by the Church's hierarchy, this episode is for you. We are praying for you. Please share.

Duration:00:28:27

From College to Sin to Vulnerability // TGP Episode 15

6/29/2018
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Today Beth and Jenna chat with Sarah Erickson, junior in college at The Catholic University of America. Today's talk is all about Sarah's surprise when she got to college, how we approach sin as Christians, and how vulnerability is simply about being uncomfortably honest. Take a listen and share!

Duration:00:24:01

Have a Sip of Sprite // TGP Episode 14

6/22/2018
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In this episode, Beth and Jenna chat with Lindsay, Blessed is She's virtual assistant, bestie, and Protestant Floridian. We chat about Lindsay's experience with her introduction into the Catholic faith via Blessed is She, taking leaps with the Lord, and being grateful to Him for the small ways He loves on us.

Duration:00:28:47

Let's Go On a Long Walk // TGP Episode 13

6/16/2018
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In this episode, we have a frank conversation with Anna and Shannon of Eden Invitation, which is a ministry devoted to celebrating personal integration and promoting solidarity beyond the LGBT+ paradigm. We are honored to have Anna and Shannon on to share their hearts for LGBT+ in the Church as well as how all of us as Catholic Christians walk alongside the people in our lives, no matter if we assume differences or not. You are a gift. Thank you for your presence. We look forward to...

Duration:00:38:59

Let's Go On a Long Walk // TGP Episode 13

6/16/2018
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In this episode, we have a frank conversation with Anna and Shannon of Eden Invitation, which is a ministry devoted to celebrating personal integration and promoting solidarity beyond the LGBT+ paradigm. We are honored to have Anna and Shannon on to share their hearts for LGBT+ in the Church as well as how all of us as Catholic Christians walk alongside the people in our lives, no matter if we assume differences or not. You are a gift. Thank you for your presence. We look forward to walking...

Duration:00:39:49

Be Saints (The One with Bishop Barron) // TGP Episode 12

6/8/2018
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Beth and Jenna chat with a VERY special guest this week, Bishop Robert Barron, all about prayer, miracles, the incredible female Saints in our Church, and so. much. more. Some of the topics we discuss: - The Daily Examen from Ignatius Spirituality (https://www.ignatianspirituality.com/ignatian-prayer/the-examen) - Pope Saint John Paul II's Apostolic Letter, Salvifici Doloris (on the Christian meaning of human suffering)...

Duration:00:28:52

Remember His Tenderness // TGP Episode 11

6/1/2018
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Beth and Jenna talk with Brigid Hogan, teacher and devotion writer for Blessed is She. They answer Miriam's question all the way from Australia, asking about finding the tenderness of God even in dry or desolate moments. Take a listen below and share with your Twitter buds!

Duration:00:23:59

Still Lakes and Filled Up Cups

5/25/2018
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Beth and Jenna talk about P E A C E today. We talk about practical tips to do when your peace is shaken, what Father Jacques Philippe says about peace in his book, Searching for and Maintaining Peace (https://amzn.to/2LuHJb5), and how to recognize if it's time to let things go in our lives so we can make more space for the Lord and His peace. Take a listen and share with a friend.

Duration:00:30:45