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“Real Life, Real Love, Real Faith”-Podcast Interview with Emily K Whiting

Emily K Whiting and first crossed paths in the midst of the God is Mercy conference held in SmartCatholics. As I learned Emily’s story, I discovered we as many things in common, and I knew that I needed to have her on to the Say Yes to Holiness podcast. Emily is a born and raised Catholic but it wasn’t until college that she grew to know Jesus on a deeply personal level. She has a bachelor of science degree in agriculture communications and minors in animal science and psychology, but she eventually transitioned into a marketing and journalism career. Emily […]

FREE Say Yes to Holiness Winter Summit Starts Monday!

Hey, Everyone! Am SUPER excited that the Say Yes to Holiness Winter Summit is beginning this coming Monday! I can’t think of a better time for us to have a Summit where the speakers AND the participants get to pray together, discuss and learn together, and then make a plan for how they can take their next best step in moving forward to become an agent of healing and transformation in our world today. Also, this Summit is absolutely FREE. You can RSVP and participate in the live sessions for FREE. You can watch all the videos for FREE. But if you want […]

This Is The Way—How To Respond In A Moment Of National Crisis–YouTube Connections Between Faith and Life Series

This week has been a rough one, hasn’t it? To that end, this week’s addition to the Connections Between Faith and Daily Life YouTube series focuses upon sharing how we can respond in a moment of national crisis. Enjoy watching, “This Is The Way—How To Respond In A Moment Of National Crisis” This video will give you 4 points to focus upon for how you can pursue the way in the midst of the challenges presented by the current climate in our country. Enjoy watching, “This Is The Way—How To Respond In A Moment Of National Crisis” Another way to […]

My Gift To You On This 12th (and final!) Day of Christmas Is…

On this 12th day of Christmas, my gift to you are an assortment of resources, videos, blog posts, podcasts, and social media community links from the Say Yes to Holiness ministry. My hope is that they can help us be mindful of, and be entry points to dive deeper into understanding the twelve points of belief in the Apostles Creed–which the 12 drummers drumming represent in the Twelve Days of Christmas song. Those twelve points of belief in the Apostle’s Creed are: I believe in God, the Father Almighty, Creator of heaven and earth. And in Jesus Christ, his only Son, our Lord Who was […]

My Gift To You On This 10th Day of Christmas…

On this 10th day of Christmas, my gift to you revolves around the Ten Lords a Leaping–who in the Twelve Days of Christmas song are representative of the Ten Commandments. In addition, I also have had the privilege of praying and working alongside members of a women’s religious community that is very near and dear to my heart–the Sister Servants of the Eternal Word (SSeW) who are located at Casa Maria Convent and Retreat House in Irondale, Alabama. The Sister Servants of the Eternal Word is a public association of the faithful founded by Mother Mary Gabriel Long in 1987. […]

“Where True Joy Resides”–Episode 44 of the Say Yes to Holiness Podcast

In this episode of the Say Yes to Holiness podcast, Christina shares Food for the Head, Heart, Hands and Feet that focuses upon where true joy resides, and discusses how we may each find, and rest in that joy this Advent season. Listen to Episode 44–“Where True Joy Resides” May this podcast inspire, encourage and accompany you in the discovering and resting where true joy resides so you may keep doing WHATEVER IT TAKES while striving for holiness. Listen to Episode 44–“Where True Joy Resides” At the end of podcast, I suggested one way in which you could celebrate the joy […]

3 Ways To Increase Your Peace This Advent Season–Connections Between Faith and Life YouTube Series

This week in the Connections Between Faith and Daily Life YouTube series, Christina shares three ways that we can increase our peace during the Advent season so as to prepare our hearts, minds and souls to receive the fullness of the gift that is the Prince of Peace. Watch  3 Ways to Increase Your Peace This Advent Season May this video help you to grow in awareness about how you can experience more peace during this Advent season, so you can increase your capacity to receive the fullness of this wondrous gift on Christmas. Watch 3 Ways to Increase Your Peace This […]

“Most Important Thing is Relationships and Fostering the Faith of Others–Interview with Anne DeSantis on Say Yes to Holiness Podcast

Anne DeSantis is the director of the St. Raymond Nonnatus Foundation for Freedom, Family, and Faith. She has been in the position of director for the foundation since January 2018, and she started working for the foundation is 2017.  She is honored to represent the Mercedarian family to help those in crisis situations and to spread the love of Christ to all she encounters. As a child of divorce, Anne’s perspective comes through her experience as an adult child of divorce.  She offers continued prayers for all those she encounters who have been affected by divorce and separation. This has motivated her in […]

BE-ing About The One Thing That Matters In The Midst of Chaos–Connections Between Faith and Life YouTube Video Series

Here is the latest addition to the Connections Between Faith and Daily Life series on the Say Yes to Holiness YouTube channel. On this election day, I believe that it is even MORE important than ever for each one of us to strive to live out the essence of the Beatitudes, the Sermon on the Mount, the essence of which is the message that we are to be transformed. Transformed into what you might ask? LOVE. I don’t think that there is ANY coincidence that the Beatitudes were our Gospel from this past Sunday. I hope this video helps inspire, […]

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 […]