Jump to content

Mary Eckard on Hearing God's Voice

Learning to listen to God's direction for the next right thing in your life

28 min / Published

Mary Ethel Eckard has learned to listen to God's voice. Listen as she shares her story of how hearing God's voice has led her from making a kidney donation to starting retreats and Dragonfly Ministries.

Meet our Guest Mary Ethel:

Mary Ethel Eckard is our guest today, and she is a mom to four and has eight grandchildren. She's the co-founder of Dragonfly Ministries, where through her captivating testimony of relying on God's strength and guidance through the heights and depths of life, Mary helps others find freedom from the shame and pain of their past. Originally from South Carolina with a detour to Chicagoland where we met, Mary now calls Texas home.

Topics we Cover:

  • Mary's experience of hearing God's voice
  • Mary's journey to donate a kidney to a neighbor
  • Family's reaction to Mary's decision
  • The concept of being God's "dragonfly"
  • How to hear God's voice and learn to listen
  • Dragonfly Ministries and its retreats
  • Mary's books and publishing journey
  • Encouragement for moms struggling to hear God's voice
  • Advice for starting a relationship with God
  • Mary's favorite gadgets

Connect with me and let me hear your thoughts:

Website -  www.thismomknows.com
FB - www.facebook.com/thismomknows
IG - www.instagram.com/thismomknowspodcast


Learn more about retreats at Dragonfly Ministries, or her books The Making of a Dragonfly and Lessons of a Dragonfly.

Mary's favorite gadgets are...her veggie spiralizer and her automatic corkscrew! (I'm not sure the exact one she has, but here is one to get you started)

Link to transcript:  https://www.thismomknows.com/blog/episode-11

Connect with Mary:

Website: http://www.maryetheleckard.com/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/maryetheleckard

About This Mom Knows

Moms know a lot of things, and when we start talking, ideas form, energy builds, and we take action. This Mom Knows is a place for moms to mompreneurs to find encouragement, connection, and maybe even collaboration but most importantly community with moms who know.  So, grab a cup of coffee, maybe a paper and pencil to jot down an idea or two, and let's discover what This Mom Knows.


  • retreats
  • dragonfly ministries
  • kidney donation
  • donating a kidney
  • dragonfly
  • hearing God
Episode ratings
Please log in or sign-up to rate this episode.
This Mom Knows
A podcast by Jenn Uren
Helping mompreneurs find the systems, tools, and connections to allow them to be their best as both mom and entrepreneur.
Episode comments

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

What do you think about this episode? Leave a comment!

×   Pasted as rich text.   Restore formatting

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.


Important Information

By using this website, you accept the use of cookies in accordance with our Privacy Policy.