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Overcoming Fear and Confusion with Grit (w/ Dr. Andrew Swafford)

• 57 min

In life we all face hardships, fear of the unknown, and the temptation to choose a lesser good depending on the circumstances. Sam and John are joined by Dr. Andrew Swafford to discuss how to handle these situations and how to do so with an unwavering sense of purpose. Dr. Swafford explains how by seeing your life as a Gift and having the right amount of Grit, you can handle these difficulties with peace and even joy. This is a truly enjoyable conversation. Gift and Grit: How Heroic Virtue Can Change Your Life and Relationships - Twitter - @andrew_swafford 🔴 Catholic Gentleman+ is Now Live - Join the movement of The Catholic Gentleman by supporting us and getting incredible sessions to help you strategically become a better man - Dr. Andrew Swafford is a Professor of Theology at Benedictine College in Atchison, KS. Together with Dr. Marcellino D’Ambrosio, he is co-author of What We Believe: The Beauty of the Catholic Faith and co-host of Ascension’s video series under the same title, filmed at 30 holy sites in Rome. Dr. Swafford is the general editor of, and a contributor to, Ascension’s best-selling Great Adventure Catholic Bible. He and his wife, Sarah, recently wrote Gift and Grit: How Heroic Virtue Can Change Your Life and Relationships. Among Dr. Swafford’s other publications are Ascension’s Bible studies on Romans and Hebrews as well as various books on Pope John Paul II and the moral and spiritual life. He holds a doctorate in Sacred Theology from the University of St. Mary of the Lake and a master’s degree in Old Testament and Semitic Languages from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School. Dr. Swafford is a member of the Society of Biblical Literature, the Academy of Catholic Theology, and is a featured fellow at the St. Paul Center for Biblical Theology. Dr. Swafford is an avid student of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and lives with his wife Sarah and their six children in Atchison, KS Learn more about your ad choices. Visit

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