peace

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The Clarity and Focus We Need To Experience Peace–Episode 38 of the Say Yes to Holiness Podcast

Here is the latest Say Yes to Holiness podcast—Episode 38–The Clarity and Focus We Need To Experience Peace In this episode, I am sharing Food for the Head, Heart, Hands and Feet that helps you have the clarity and focus you need so you can experience peace in your daily life. Know of my prayers for each of you in the midst of these challenging times, and may you always be given the courage and grace you need to SAY YES to striving for holiness. Enjoy listening to Episode 38–The Clarity and Focus We Need To Experience Peace Christina Semmens […]

5 Signs That You Are Doing What God Wants You To Do In Your Daily 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 5 Signs That You Are Doing What God Wants You To Do In Daily Life. This is a subject that consistently is being asked about in our world, especially now in the midst of all the disruption that continues to be caused by the COVID pandemic. May this video bring you insight into how you can properly determine if you are doing God’s will in your daily life so you can more fully […]

Finding Peace In The Midst Of Chaos—Episode 37 Say Yes to Holiness Podcast

Here is the latest Say Yes to Holiness podcast—Episode 37–Finding Peace In The Midst Of Chaos In this episode, I focus upon sharing Food for the Head, Heart, Hands and Feet that has helped me find peace amongst the chaos of life this week. 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 can persevere on our journey together towards holiness. Enjoy listening to Episode 37–Finding Peace In The Midst Of Chaos Christina Semmens is a Roman […]

Finding Peace Amidst the Chaos—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. I recorded and released this video a couple of days ago on YouTube, but then neglected to let the Say Yes to Holiness community know! You might understand why once you watch Finding Peace Amidst the Chaos. This is a subject that is really touching home in a particular way this week for me, but I know what I am experiencing this week is similar to what many are dealing with out there, especially amid the COVID pandemic. […]

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 […]

Making Lemonade In The Midst Of A Pandemic

Here is some encouragement and inspiration from the latest Say Yes to Holiness podcast in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic… “Making Lemonade in the Midst of a Pandemic” Christina Semmens is a Roman Catholic author, blogger, speaker and mentor. She currently lives in Fort Payne, Alabama where she strives to live out a life of authentic discipleship in the pursuit of holiness while empowering, teaching and accompanying others in striving to do the same.  PS—If you are enjoying these posts, make sure to sign up for my email list here. Or you can listen to the Say Yes to […]

The Say Yes To Holiness Podcast is Back!

I am so excited to announce that Season 2 of the Say Yes to Holiness podcast has begun! Click here to check out Episode 1 on Anchor: Preparing for Lent—3 Questions to Ask To Make Sure Our Lenten Journey Is Filled With Many Graces Or look for the episode on whatever your favorite podcast platform like ITunes or Spotify. Enjoy, and looking forward to walking with you throughout this season!

3 Secrets About “There Was No Room In The Inn” That Are Guaranteed To Bring You Lasting Peace, Joy and Happiness

I was reading a brilliant reflection by Blessed Bishop Fulton Sheen about the scene in the Nativity story where Joseph and Mary are seeking shelter in Bethlehem just before Jesus’ birth. As I meditated upon Bishop Sheen’s words, three hidden meanings, or secrets, emerged regarding the phrase “There is no room in the inn.” And if you are anything like me, I am sure your knowledge of these secrets will be sure to bring you lasting peace, joy and happiness long past Christmas. Secret #1 The Inn represents the gathering of public opinion, a place for all the worldly attitudes […]

4 Easy Steps for Climbing God’s Holy Mountain During Advent

Bishop Robert Barron posted a video for the first week of Advent that beautifully describes what we should be about in the spiritual life, particularly as we begin a new liturgical year in Advent. First Things First What struck me most though is that when Bishop Barron asks us to consider, “What is the highest mountain in your life?” his question is similar to the one I ask of myself, and others, which is “Are you truly putting first things first in your life?” I have written several articles about this concept of “first things first”, but simply, the idea […]

The Truth About Multitasking and Your Spiritual Life

I was just read an absolutely BRILLIANT article about multitasking and the impact it has on your spiritual life by Claire Dwyer (you can find it here– St Francis de Sales and Multitasking), and it really hit home HARD. In particular, it reminded me that in order to put “first things first”, then we need to be about those things with God, before we can even begin to attempt to do things for, or what is even better, to work alongside Him in the vineyard. I hope you find Claire’s article as thought provoking as I did, and I also […]