40 Day Challenge

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“Going Ever Deeper Into the Desert That Is Lent”–Episode #52 Say Yes to Holiness podcast

We are now two weeks into Lent, and it might seem like it’s already been forever. You know what I mean? But what I often tell people that instead of hesitating, we just need to double down and go even deeper. So this episode focuses upon Food for the Head, Heart, Hands and Feet to help you go ever deeper into the desert that is Lent so you can grow closer to God and become more like Jesus as you strive towards holiness. You check out the entire episode here: Episode 52–“”Going Ever Deeper Into the Desert That Is Lent” […]

5 Actions To Consider When Developing A Lenten Plan–Connections Between Faith and Life YouTube Video

Hello to All! This week’s addition to the Connections Between Faith and Daily Life YouTube series shares five actions for you to consider when you are developing a Lenten Plan–especially important this week as we begin Lent THIS Wednesday! Enjoy watching, “5 Actions To Consider When Developing A Lenten Plan” This week’s video highlights 5 steps to consider that will help you incorporate the traditional Lenten practices of prayer, fasting and almsgiving into your Lenten plan as well as the 4 steps to holiness–daily prayer and meditation, living the life of grace, striving to grow daily in virtue, and abandoning […]

Episode #48–“Having an Unhackable Lent”–Say Yes to Holiness Podcast Special Episode

The 30 Day Unhackable Catholics Book Club has just concluded, and this week (February 8th), the First Things First Masterclass will be happening, so in this special episode, Christina focuses upon bringing all the themes from Unhackable, a book written by Kary Oberbrunner, to bear upon how we can experience an Unhackable Lent. This bulk of this podcast was originally done as a webinar (and the webinar is available on the Say Yes to Holiness YouTube Channel), but Christina added additional content to this podcast, particularly suggested resolutions for the week ahead, so make sure to listen all the way […]

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 […]

What Do I Do If I Disagree With The Church?

Here is the latest addition to the Connections Between Faith and Daily Life series on the Say Yes to Holiness YouTube channel. This week, in What Do I Do If I Disagree With The Church? Christina speaks about what steps you can take if you find yourself in disagreement with the Church–particularly how you can go about forming your conscience. This topic is an outgrowth of the discussion happening right now in the Say Yes to Holiness Today 40 Day Challenge (see flyer below) that is occuring now until September 8th. You can join the Say Yes to Holiness Today […]

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 […]

Four Steps to Finding Purpose, Peace and Abundance in Your Daily Life

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 share about the 4 Steps you need to take in order to find purpose, peace and abundance in your daily life. I share the 4 steps and how incorporating these steps into your life can help inspire and encourage you on the journey to strive for holiness and embrace the life God created you for–lives of purpose, peace and abundance. If you want to learn more about the 4 Steps, you can join the Say […]

“Enduring COVID and Practicing the Presence of God”

My husband woke up not feeling well with a pounding headache, low fever, and tiredness and simply thought he had a sinus infection. Two days later, I felt like I had a sore throat coming on and then woke up feeling like I had gotten run over by a bus. We went to the doctor to be tested, and then received the results that no one wants to hear right now—we were COVID positive. And so, our six-week journey of enduring COVID-19 began. And I say endure, because enduring truly was our experience. For me, I ran a low-grade fever […]

“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 […]