Joan Watson and I talk about the connection between desire and calling, Joan’s process of following a calling out of a comfortable job and into the world of speaking and writing, waiting as a participatory act, and the unexpected benefits of asking for help.

Joan is a Catholic speaker and writer who loves to make Scripture, theology, liturgy, and history accessible and applicable. In 2013, she began working for the Diocese of Nashville as Director of Adult Formation and was later promoted to Director of Faith Formation. She recently left the diocese to pursue her dream of writing and speaking full-time. She is the Associate Editor of Integrated Catholic Life, where she writes weekly.

You can follow Joan on Instagram @joan.m.watson or on her website,

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