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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 #47–“How Can We Say Yes to God’s Invitation?”–Say Yes To Holiness Podcast

In this episode, Christina provides some Food for the Head, Heart, Hands and Feet to help inspire and encourage you while discussing how we might SAY YES to God’s invitation to work alongside Him in the vineyard in our daily life to save souls and make saints on our own journey towards holiness. You check out the entire episode here: Episode 47–“How Can We Say Yes to God’s Invitation? May this podcast help to inspire, encourage and accompany you in being able to do WHATEVER IT TAKES to keep striving for holiness. Listen to Episode 47–“How Can We Say Yes to […]

3 Tips To Help You Discern What Is Truth In A World of Confusion–Connections Between Faith and Life YouTube Video

Greetings! This week’s addition to the Connections Between Faith and Daily Life YouTube series gives you three tips to help you more effectively discern what is truth in our current world of misinformation, biased reporting and fake news. Enjoy watching, “3 Tips To Help You Discern What Is Truth In A World of Confusion” This week’s video highlights how we can take active steps to ensure that we are able to readily discern the truth in the midst of confusion, so be sure to check it out! “3 Tips To Help You Discern What Is Truth In A World of […]

“How Can We Be Agents of Healing and Transformation in Our World Today?” Episode 46–Say Yes to Holiness Podcast

The Say Yes to Holiness podcast is back! After several weeks off for family time and rejoicing during the Christmas season, and then spending time reformatting the technical backend of the podcast to try and serve each of you better, I finally got a new episode put together for your listening enjoyment. This week, I share the 5 themes that emerged from the recent Say Yes to Holiness Winter Summit: We have to begin with ourselves Need to strive to live in the Present Moment In Community to become our Best Selves It is through our ordinary lives/work that we […]

Is Cheerfulness the REAL Vaccine We Need For The COVID 19 Pandemic?

Good morning! I pray that this finds you and yours doing well in the midst of the continuing pandemic. This week’s addition to the Connections Between Faith and Daily Life YouTube series focuses upon how transformative cheerfulness can be in the world around us. This question was a part of the Say Yes to Holiness Winter Summit last week, so I went a bit deeper here into how cheerfulness might be the actual vaccine we need in the midst of the continuing COVID 19 pandemic. Enjoy watching, “Is Cheerfulness The REAL Vaccine We Need For The COVID 19 Pandemic?” This […]

“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 11th Day of Christmas…

On this 11th day of Christmas, my gift to you echoes the Eleven Pipers Piping who are representative in the Twelve Days of Christmas song of the faithful eleven Apostles. Two groups of “missionaries” who have been faithfully sharing the Good News of the Gospel of the reality of God’s love and mercy are the Marian Fathers of the Immaculate Conception (MIC) and the Missionaries of the Company of Mary (SMM). So, today, on this 11th Day of Christmas, my 11 gifts to you are from my own ministry as well as from the fruitful ministry of both the priests […]