A Welcome Grace

A Welcome Grace

by Beth Williby


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Yay or Nay? Were These Books Worth the Time?

Yay or Nay? Were These Books Worth the Time?

One odd thing about 2020 (among the many), is that my desire to put up with crappy books has dropped.  Considerably.  Where I used to slog through a book just to see how it ended, I will now happily either shut it or flip to […]

Give Thanks in All Circumstances (Even 2020)

Give Thanks in All Circumstances (Even 2020)

How do you give thanks when the last thing you’re feeling is grateful? How do you respond to St. Paul’s invitation to “give thanks in all circumstances” when the whole year feels like a dumpster fire? When you really take the time to look through […]

Thanksgiving Tips & Feeding Your Family with Marie

Thanksgiving Tips & Feeding Your Family with Marie

Is this your first year cooking a Thanksgiving turkey?  Does the idea of getting dinner on the table, Thanksgiving or otherwise, make you break out in hives?  Do slumpy pie crusts make you angry?  Would you like to hear two middle aged, midwestern moms of […]

Addiction Recovery & Ignatian Spirituality with Jean

Addiction Recovery & Ignatian Spirituality with Jean

If we are honest with ourselves, we know that addiction is a disease that touches all of our lives.  Maybe it doesn’t dwell in our own home, but in that of a family member or loved one.  Maybe the addiction isn’t to alcohol or drugs, […]

Wrestling with 2020 & Finding Joy in the Holidays with Mary

Wrestling with 2020 & Finding Joy in the Holidays with Mary

Hold onto your hats, kids, because this is one amazing podcast episode!  On today’s episode I talk all things 2020 and Holidays with the inimitable Mary Lenaburg.  We laugh, we reminisce…it’s a grand old time.  And Mary does as she is wont to do.  Namely, […]

Talking Teens & Real Life Advice with Kathryn

Talking Teens & Real Life Advice with Kathryn

I think we can all agree that the world is a harder, even scarier, place than it was when we were teens, be that 10, 20, 40 years ago.  So how do we make the most of our kids’ teenage years?  How do we, as […]

Stillbirth & Hope with Monica

Stillbirth & Hope with Monica

October is Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month.  You’ve probably seen that noted online or even in the news recently.  This month, we set aside time to remember the little ones we or our loved ones have lost.  And on today’s episode of the AWG […]

Family Teaching & Common Ground with Marcia

Family Teaching & Common Ground with Marcia

Have you ever been surprised when you unexpectedly find common ground with someone who, by all appearances, is different from you?  Well, in today’s episode of the A Welcome Grace Podcast, I had the pleasure of doing just that.  And I thoroughly enjoyed my conversation […]

Politics & Perspective with Julie

Politics & Perspective with Julie

Looking for a bit of perspective in your politics these days?  Then look no further than today’s AWG Podcast episode with my guest Julie Varner Walsh. Who is Julie? Julie holds a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science and German from Mount Saint Mary’s University. She […]

4 Quick Takes: A Few of My Favorite Things!

4 Quick Takes: A Few of My Favorite Things!

Listen up, kids.  Today, I’m sharing with you some things that have been rocking my world lately.  Why?  Because it seems like life is tending toward being one big dumpster fire lately and we all could use some fun and frivolity.  Also, while some of […]