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“The Truths That Propel Us Towards Our Life’s Purpose and Unique and Unrepeatable Mission”–Episode 32 of Say Yes Podcast

Here is the latest Say Yes to Holiness podcast episode–Episode 32–“The Truths That Propel Us Towards Our Life’s Purpose and Unique and Unrepeatable Mission In this episode, I focus upon sharing Food for the Head, Heart, Hands and Feet that complements the themes curently being shared and reflected upon during the ongoing Say Yes to Holiness Today 40 Day Challenge.The intent is to help give you a clearer focus upon the truths that will propel us towards our life’s purpose and discovering our unique and unrepeatable mission. May this conversation help you grow in your ability to grow in faith […]

Hamilton Revisted–How To Listen, Learn, Love and Live

Here is the next weekly addition to the Connections Between Faith and Daily Life series! This playlist is part of the Say Yes to Holiness YouTube Channel, and this week, I revist the Broadway musical, now turned movie, Hamilton, and speak abot the connections between the movie’s messages and the four keys to to finding faith and in life. As I revist some of the themes that I reflected upon in a previous blog post (“History Has Its Eyes On You”–Hamilton-Inspired Observations For the Journey Towards Holiness), I used the 4 keys to faith and life–listening, learning, loving and living, […]

Listen. Learn. Love. Live. The 4 Keys to Faith and Life.

Here is my weekly recorded YouTube video for all of you as I continue to build up my YouTube Channel until I have 1000 subscribers. (Now up to 43, so thank you to those who subscribed this week–only another 957 to go!) This is the next video in the Connections Between Faith and Daily Life series where I focus upon the four keys to to finding faith and in life. . This time, I share about the importance of practicing 4 habits–listening, learning, loving and living. These are intricately tied to being able to know, love, and serve God, but […]

Raising Saints To Hear God’s Voice–Alexandra Sullivan–1 on 1 Post Summit Interview

One of the Say Yes to Holiness Summit panelists who participated in this spring’s Say Yes to Holiness Tranformation Online Summit was Alexandra Sullivan. Alexandra is a wife, mother of three and co-host of the podcast, “Raising Saints to Hear God’s Voice.” Alexandra holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Classics and Visual Arts from the College of the Holy Cross, as well as a Master of Arts degree in Photography from New York University. In this special episode of the Say Yes to Holiness podcast, Christina and Alexandra continue the conversation begun during the Say Yes Summit, sharing about […]

Growing in Trust in the Midst of Worldly Anxiety–Episode 30 Say Yes to Holiness Podcast

Here is the latest Say Yes to Holiness podcast episode–Episode 30–Growing in Trust in the Midst of Worldly Anxiety. In this episode, I focus upon sharing Food for the Head, Heart, Hands and Feet to help encourage and accompany you as you try to grow in trust in the midst of our current worldly anxieties, challenges and distractions. So here for your listening enjoyment is the latest Say Yes to Holiness podcast. May this conversation help you grow in your capacity to trust God in the midst of your daily challenges on our journey together towards holiness. Episode 30–Growing in […]

Ford v Ferrari And The Precious Few Driven To Do Something

In the last couple of months, the film Ford v Ferrari has been playing frequently on HBO. For those who are unfamiliar, Ford v Ferrari follows the story of a determined team of American and British engineers and designers, led by automotive designer Carroll Shelby and his British driver, Ken Miles, who are dispatched by Henry Ford II and Lee Iacocca with the mission of building the Ford GT40, a new racing car with the potential to finally defeat the perennially dominant Ferrari racing team at the 1966 24 Hours of Le Mans race in France. I was excited to […]

My Book is Now Available on Kindle!

It’s been a long time coming, but my book, Say Yes: Discovering Purpose, Peace and Abundance in Daily Life was just released as a Kindle book today on Amazon! Happy Feast of Or Lady of Carmel! Just so you are aware, the Kindle version is advertised as a “Bilingual English and Spanish edition” and “Spanish edition”. All this means is that the Kindle book (and eventually the print copy) will automatically include the Spanish version as well as the English version. Amazon has no way to advertise a blingual book, so they had to create the category for me! But […]

Encountering Christ and Being Transformed–Dianne Davis of ChristLife–1 on 1 Summit Interview

One of the panelists who participated in this spring’s Say Yes to Holiness Tranformation Online Summit was Dianne Davis. Dianne is Director of Mission Expansion for ChristLife. In this special episode of the Say Yes to Holiness podcast, Christina and Dianne continue the conversation begun during the Say Yes Summit as they discuss Dianne’s work as part of the ChristLife team that is working to help people have an encounter with Christ, and then accompany them as they learn how to deepen that encounter and eventually share it with others. ChristLife’s story began with Dave Nodar, a Catholic layman, who […]

5 Steps to Finding Joy—Even When You Have COVID!

Since I can’t go Live on my YouTube Channel yet (still need like another 970 subscribers or something like that! LOL), I recorded a YouTube video for all of you out there instead! I know it’ might not be as good as a Live video, but hopefully you will still find it to be of help in inspiring, encouraging and accompanying you on the journey towards holiness! 5 Steps to Finding Joy–Even When You Have COVID! Christina Semmens is a Roman Catholic author, speaker, and coach and host of the Say Yes to Holiness podcast. She currently lives in Fort […]

CORRECTED LINK–Measuring Up: How to WIN in a World of Comparison–Renee Vidor 1 on 1 Podcast Interview

Apologies for the technical difficulty, but here is the link to the corrected post with ALL links working. http://christinasemmens.com/blog/2020/07/10/measuring-up-how-to-win-in-a-world-of-comparison-renee-vidor-1-on-1-podcast-interview/