Susie Davis is a mentor of mentors. She’s the author of several books and host of the Dear Daughters podcast. I’m so excited to share our conversation with you as she answers your questions about mentorship, marriage and meeting with God.
I think you deserve a mentor. I think it’s God’s will for your life to have an older woman that you can talk to who has wisdom for you and your specific situation.
In her book and podcast, Dear Daughters, Susie seeks to bring together younger women and spiritual moms. Each of us has valuable insight for one other, but getting started with mentoring can be a hurdle. Whether you have a mentor, are a mentor or want to start, Susie shares encouragement and insight into establishing and maintaining a healthy mentor relationship. (including what not to say!)
We also talk about marriage and how to love your man without losing your mind about the little things that can drive us crazy.
I think marriage is the greatest opportunity for sanctification, which is just becoming more like God. It is the one relationship that is never supposed to end. You’re ‘trapped’ in it and you have to work it out with them.
Talking with Susie is such a gift. She shares a wealth of wisdom from the perspective of someone who has experienced a lot of growth in her own life and marriage over the years. Grab a cup of coffee and listen in as Susie mentors us all!
What we chat about:
- How to find a mentor and why we need them.
- Mentors are not perfect people. They are people who are just a bit ahead of you who can encourage you not to make the same mistakes they did.
- What to say (and what not to say) to a potential mentor.
- The difference between an evangelist, discipler and mentor.
- Establishing a rhythm of mentorship and talking through expectations with your mentor.
- It’s normal to be irritated by the differences in a marriage.
- Marriage is the greatest opportunity for sanctification.
- Working through parenting and discipline differences in marriage
- Get together with a counselor. An outside person can really help your marriage.
- Finding joy in day-to-day life and in the everyday tasks before us.
- What to do when you are struggling to hear God
Connect with Susie:
- Website: https://susiedavis.org
- Podcast: Dear Daughters
- Facebook: facebook.com/davis.susie
- Instagram: @susiedavis
- Dear Daughters: Love Letters to the Next Generation ** [BOOK]
- Loving Your Man Without Losing Your Mind ** [BOOK]
- Uncovered: Revealing the Secrets of a Sexy Marriage ** [BOOK]
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