Awaken My Heart {Book Review}

Awaken My Heart:
52 Weeks of Giving Thanks and Loving Abundantly

by Emily Wilson Hussem

Awaken My Heart is available at Ave Maria Press at this link: Awaken My Heart

Maybe you’re looking for a new prayer routine for the new year? Awaken My Heart is a yearly devotional for women with a heartfelt reflection, a Soul Exercise and Your Heart’s Prayer for each of the 52 weeks of a whole year. Every week is a treasure, focusing on receiving His Peace, becoming childlike, not being afraid, having mercy on yourself, being brave, letting Him heal you…and the list goes on for 52 reflections!

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Prompt Me to Pray through Advent and Christmas

I’ve always been a fan of living more liturgically throughout the Catholic Seasons AND I’ve got a renewed passion for developing personal prayer and those TWO things are coming together!

This past summer, I released my new book Prompt Me to Pray and we’ve received wonderful feedback from so many people! We’ve actually heard from some readers that this little book has changed their prayer life! I’m humbled and honored…and so excited to find others as excited as I am with this practical plan that works to develop more consistent prayer from the heart and a deeper relationship with Jesus!

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A Better Advent

There’s no doubt that 2020 has been a challenging year!¬† As Advent starts tomorrow, we might be tempted to bring out all the stops to make this NEW liturgical year SO much better than the last one. I like to offer all the Advent options: the Advent Calendar, the Advent Wreath, the Jesse Tree.
On the other other hand, we might want to skip Advent altogether and jump into celebrating Christmas,

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Prompt Me to Pray through Advent

I’ve just created a Easy Quick Guide Companion for Prompt Me to Pray!

Prompt Me to Pray through Advent introduces a practical plan for more consistent prayer from the heart, particularly during the Liturgical Season of Advent. Particular experiences and circumstances within these four weeks before Advent can be associated with opportunities to pray. This booklet offers prayers as well as prayer journal prompts to make the most of Advent and the early celebration of Christmas, to dig deeper into prayer as we prepare our hearts for the Birth of Jesus.

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Equipping Catholic Families for Advent!

The Feast of Christ the King is coming! We’ve got a Craft Kit for that!

Easy as Abacus Divine Mercy plus Christ the King Novena is an easy-to-assemble Craft to keep track of prayers for the Novena of Christ the King as well as the Divine Mercy Chaplet!

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Prompt Me to Pray…through ADVENT!

Prompt Me to Pray by Monica McConkey

Many of you joined us in our excitement this past summer with the release of my new book Prompt Me to Pray! We have been honored and humbled by incredible feedback from so many people across North America who have told us that this book has actually changed the way they pray!

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NEW Reviews: Prompt Me to Pray

Great news this morning! Prompt Me to Pray has just been awarded the Seal of Approval by the Catholic Writers Guild! What does that mean? Read all about it here!

and in other news about Prompt Me to Pray…

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Prompt Me to Pray was just awarded the Seal of Approval from the CWG!


The Catholic Writers Guild has awarded Prompt Me to Pray the Catholic Writers Guild Seal of Approval!

The purpose of the Catholic Writers Guild Seal of Approval is to help Catholic bookstores and venues in their determination of the Catholicity of a work. This reassurance from a professional organization can assist authors in marketing and promoting their works. Books are also judged by their editorial integrity as well. Books that are not professionally edited or publication-ready are not eligible for the Seal of Approval.

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Equipping Catholic Families with Rosary Crafts

Make a Rosary Abacus with the printable packed with the Mysteries of the Rosary and instructions for the pony bead abacus.

This Cathletic Craft Kit offers full sets of Mysteries of the Rosary thumbnails and clipart of the Blessed Virgin Mary to customize a Rosary Abacus made from a square framed canvas from the Dollarstore.

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Prompt Me to Pray ~ Prayer Retreat

I’m trying something new!

Next week, I’m leading my first ever Prayer Retreat at Catholicland up here in Canada!

The Prayer Retreat is based on my book Prompt Me to Pray, but I have also created a special Retreat Companion for each attendee. I think this workbook will help each one of us to customize our own personal plan for more consistent prayer from the heart.

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