“Being A Holy Listener”–Becky Eldredge 1 on 1 Conversation

Recently, I had the great pleasure to sit down and have a wonderful conversation with Becky Eldredge, Ignatian-trained spiritual director, retreat facilitator, and author of two books: The Inner Chapel (Loyola Press, April 2020) and Busy Lives & Restless Souls (Loyola Press, 2017).  

Becky Eldredge, Author, The Inner Chapel and Busy Lives and Restless Souls

Becky leads a ministry that offers spiritual direction, resources, and retreats (virtual and in-person) rooted in the Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius. Like me, she is passionate about Ignatian spirituality and teaching people how to pray and discern, and help people make room for God in the busyness of their lives and invite them deeper in their walk with Christ.  

Check out Episode #58 “Being a Holy Listener”

Becky is also the co-founder of Women of the Well in the Diocese of Baton Rouge, a ministry that accompanies women in their encounter with Christ using the gifts of Ignatian Spirituality, offers a reflections series and weekly reflections on her own website as well as monthly reflections on Loyola Press’ Ignatian Spirituality blog, dotMagis.  

Both of us have both pursued academic studies that resulted in two separate Masters degrees–my two degrees are in history and theology, while Becky holds an Masters in Pastoral Studies  from Loyola University in New Orleans and a Master of Education from Louisiana State University.  

Becky and her family

Our conversation was wide-ranging, but primarily revolved around ways to help others integrate their faith into their daily life as we spoke about prayer, the Examen, the importance of mentorship, what it takes to be able to be a “holy listener” as well as how to go about listening for the voice of God in the midst of our daily lives.

This conversation was extremely enriching for me, so I am sure that you will have many takeaways from our time together that can help inspire, encourage and accompany you to have the courage to do WHATEVER IT TAKES to continue striving for holiness throughout this rest of this Lenten season and into the Easter season.

Listen to: Episode #58 “Being a Holy Listener”

Or you can check out this podcast interview here on the Say Yes to Holiness YouTube channel

And in case you missed the lastest podcast episode, here is: 

Episode 57–“Tips to Persevere and Increase Your Trust in God To Finish Lent Strong”

Thanks for your support, and hope you join me for additional conversation again soon!

To learn more about Becky and her work, go to: https://beckyeldredge.com/

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Christina Semmens is a Roman Catholic author, speaker, and coach and host of the Say Yes to Holiness podcast. She currently lives in Fort Payne, Alabama where she strives to live out a life of authentic discipleship in the pursuit of holiness while empowering, teaching and accompanying others in striving to do the same.

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