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How Can I “Offer Up” My Day?–Connections Between Faith and Life YouTube Video

In this latest Connections Between Faith and Life YouTube video, Christina shares seven different ways to go about being able to “offer up” your day to God. Watch here: How Can I “Offer Up” My Day? From things like the Heroic Minute to the Morning Offering to the prayer before and after meals, here are practical ways that can help you stay connected to God throughout your day, and be able to offer everything to Him. To learn more, watch: How Can I “Offer Up” My Day? And in case you missed last week’s video in the Connections Between Faith […]

Everything Matters–1 on 1 Conversation With Christine Cardoza

This last week, I had the privilege of sitting down for a conversation with Christine Cardoza, a Spiritual Business Mentor and Energy Healer based near Toronto, Canada. Christine and I had a wonderful conversation in which we shared our stories of how we came to be doing the work that we are doing; our respective struggles to heal from the past; the grace of increasing our awareness of the abundance of life surrounding us; and also the challenges inherent when attempting to address the weight of dysfunction that has been present for generations within our lives. I can attest that […]

Blessings Abound! Am Featured On The LadyBoss Blogger Blog!

Recently, I was interviewed and featured on LadyBoss Blogger, a blog with an audience of more than 200K which seeks to help people, especially entrepreneurs, share their stories, and has the tagline, “Launch, Grow, And Monetize Your Blog And Instagram.” You can check out my LadyBoss Blogger feature “Christina Semmens Helps Women Say Yes To Holiness” Elaine Rau, the founder of LadyBoss Blogger, has a phenomenal backstory to how she came to be doing what she is doing today, and both of us are similarly passionate about the power of story and how sharing it with others is of vital […]

Why Do You NEED To Receive The Eucharist?–Connections Between Faith and Daily Life YouTube Video

We are in the Fifth Week of the Easter Season, and during the last several weeks, the liturgical readings have revolved around the Gospel of John, Chapter 6. This chapter depicts many of Jesus’ miraculous signs that point to and give witness to His divine nature, and also shares the first of seven ”I AM” statements found in this Gospel. Watch here: Why Do You NEED To Receive The Eucharist? Additionally, it is within John Chapter 6 that Jesus gives what is known as the “Bread of Life” discourse where He explains that He is the the Bread come down […]

Episode #63–Living the Resurrection Every Day–Say Yes to Holiness Podcast

I have been a bit “quiet” this week as I have been spending time each morning leading the Marian Consecration group as we make the journey to either make (or renew!) our Marian Consecration using the book, Child Consecration to Jesus Through Mary by Blythe Marie Kaufman. However, for those of you who have decided, or are unable to join me each day this month, here is a podcast episode for to help you continue to live out the fullness of this Easter Season. In this episode, I share Food for the Head, Heart, Hands and Feet that will help […]

Episode 62–“Remaining Steadfast in Faith In The Midst Of Challenges”–Say Yes to Holiness Podcast

In this latest podcast episode, Christina shares Food for the Head, Heart, Hands and Feet that provides insights into how we can remain steadfast in our faith in the midst of challenges, and so we are prepared to share the cause of our joy with others during this Easter season. You can check out the entire episode here: Episode 62–Remaining Steadfast in Faith In The Midst Of Challenges May this podcast help to inspire, encourage and accompany you as you keep doing WHATEVER IT TAKES to embrace and SAY YES to holiness each and every day during this Easter season. […]

Sharing The Peace And Joy Of Easter With Others–Connections Between Faith and Daily Life YouTube Video

Third Week of the Easter Season is now upon us. We have celebrated both the Easter Octave and Divine Mercy Sunday. And this last Sunday, we heard the account of of Jesus’ Resurrection appearance to the Apostles in the Upper Room. The joy and peace of the season just continues to expand and grow, doesn’t it? This reality actually brings up a couple of questions–how might I share this great mystery with others? How can I share the peace and joy of the Resurrection with my loved ones and with those around me? So, this week we focus upon how […]

Are You Living A Resurrected Life?–Connections Between Faith and Life YouTube Series

We are now into the Second Week of the Easter Season. We celebrated the great feast of Divine Mercy this last Sunday to conclude the great Easter Octave, and are now entered fully into the Easter season. So this week’s addition to the Connections Between Faith and Daily Life YouTube series focuses upon whether and how we might live a life rooted in the reality of the Resurrection. Make sure to watch: Are You Living A Resurrection Life? If we truly want to live a Resurrection Life, we need to be about several things, namely, professing our faith through deepening […]

The Abundance Of Easter Graces On The”At Home With Jim and Joy” Show

This last week, I had the blessing of being a guest on the “At Home With Jim and Joy” Show on EWTN. On this Divine Mercy Sunday, when we celebrate the outpouring and overwhelming abundance of God’s graces of love and mercy, I wanted to take a moment and share what a wondrous grace it was to spend time with both Jim and Joy. For those of you who may be unfamiliar, the hosts of the show, Jim and Joy Pinto, according to their website, “…by the grace of God and the power of the Holy Spirit, Jim and Joy […]

Episode 61–“Luxuriating In The Blessings Of The Easter Season”–Say Yes to Holiness Podcast

In this podcast episode, Christina shares Food for the Head, Heart, Hands and Feet that provides ways for you to enter more deeply into the mysteries, joys and blessings of the Easter Season.   You can check out the entire episode here: Episode 61–“Luxuriating In The Blessings Of The Easter Season” May this podcast help to inspire, encourage and accompany you in being able to keep doing WHATEVER IT TAKES to embrace and SAY YES to holiness during this Easter season. Listen to: Episode 61–“Luxuriating In The Blessings Of The Easter Season” Or you can check out this podcast interview here […]