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The Idea and Pursuit of Happiness–Episode 36 of the Say Yes to Holiness Podcast

Here is the latest Say Yes to Holiness podcast episode–Episode 36–The Idea and Pursuit of Happiness 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, specifically, how we can encounter peace in the midst of fear and uncertainty in our life. May this conversation help you grow in your ability to grow in faith and are encouraged to SAY YES to whatever it is our Lord asks of you, so that together we […]

How To Transform Your Pain and Suffering According to the Mandalorian (and Jesus!)

Here is the latest addition to the Connections Between Faith and Daily Life series on the Say Yes to Holiness YouTube channel! This week, Christina shares about How To Transform Your Pain and Suffering According to the Mandalorian (and Jesus!) . This is a subject that consistently is being raised in our world, but especially now in the midst of the COVID pandemic. This also shares a little bit of one of my favorite pastimes–to see and hear the “seeds of the Word” (thanks, Bishop Barron for the phrase!) in popular culture, and then to allow those seeds to inspire, […]

Pursuing Relationships, Friendships, and “New Habits of Mind” During A Pandemic

Earlier this summer, I was able to connect with Daniel McCormick, another Say Yes to Holiness Summit panelist from this spring’s Say Yes to Holiness Tranformation Online Summit. Daniel is the Director of the Office of Religious Education for the Diocese of Birmingham, and am privileged to also call him friend and brother in Christ. Daniel is a happy husband, a father of 3, and a catechist who is currently working for the diocese. He previosuly has served as a Catholic school teacher, parish director of religious education, and done sacramental preparation for children, youth and adults. He is commited […]

Corrected Podcast Link for Episode 35–“Satisfying Our Hearts’ Deepest Desires and Longings”

My apologies for the broken link in the post earlier this morning! Here is the corrected link for Episode 35–“Satisfying Our Hearts’ Deepest Desires and Longings” Orginal post is below (with corrected links as well!) Here is the latest Say Yes to Holiness podcast episode–Episode 35–“Satisfying Our Hearts’ Deepest Desires and Longings” 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, specifically, how we can encounter peace in the midst of fear and […]

Episode 35–Satisfying Our Hearts’ Deepest Desires and Longings

Here is the latest Say Yes to Holiness podcast episode–Episode 35–“Satisfying Our Hearts’ Deepest Desires and Longings” 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, specifically, how we can encounter peace in the midst of fear and uncertainty in our life. May this conversation help you grow in your ability to grow in faith and are encouraged to SAY YES to whatever it is our Lord asks of you, so that together […]

4 Secrets to Change Your Life Forever–Connections Between Faith and Life YouTube Series

Here is the latest addition to the Connections Between Faith and Daily Life series on the Say Yes to Holiness YouTube channel! This week, Christina shares about the 4 Secrets to Change Your Life Forever, as a response to many people who were inquiring as to what steps could be taken in order to bring about transformation in their lives. This video is a bit longer than the usual 10 minutes, but it’s well worth it, especially as Christina shares a special invitation about the Camino at the end of the video. This conversation came about as a way to […]

Are You Putting Things Off “Until Tomorrow”?

I have noticed a disturbing trend that has been emerging in the last few weeks, and that’s the trend of putting things off. I am hearing. A lot of statements that begin with “Once I get this done” or “After I…” or “When I do this, then…” That sound familiar to you, too? It is captured brilliantly in a poem entitled “The Procrastinator” that is a bit further below in this post (thanks, Matthew Warner for drawing it to my attention!), but it is disturbing because it is a sign that despite COVID, people are going back to living and […]

Persevering In The Things That Matter–Episode 34 of the Say Yes to Holiness Podcast

Here is the latest Say Yes to Holiness podcast episode–Episode 34–Persevering In the Things That Matter 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, particularly living the life of grace, striving to grow daily in virtue and abandoning ourselves to God’s will May this conversation help you grow in your ability to grow in faith and are encouraged to SAY YES so you can continue to do WHATEVER IT TAKES on the journey […]

4 Ways to Get Better at Forgiving Others

Here is the latest addition to the Connections Between Faith and Daily Life series on the Say Yes to Holiness YouTube channel. This week, I speak about 4 ways that we can get better at forgiving others. This topic came as a result of discussion happening during the Say Yes to Holiness Today 40 Day Challenge (see flyer below) that is occuring now until September 8th. You can still join the Say Yes to Holiness Today 40 Day Challenge by simply joining the Say Yes to Holiness Today private FB group, or by texting SAYYESTOHOLINESS to 66866 in order to […]

Encountering Peace in the Midst of Fear and Uncertainty–Episode 33 of the Say Yes to Holiness Podcast

Here is the latest Say Yes to Holiness podcast episode–Episode 33–“Encountering Peace in the Midst of Fear and Uncertainty 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, specifically, how we can encounter peace in the midst of fear and uncertainty in our life. May this conversation help you grow in your ability to grow in faith and are encouraged to SAY YES to whatever it is our Lord asks of you, so […]