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My Gift To You On This 5th Day of Christmas…

On this 5th day of Christmas, (the Memorial of Saint Thomas Becket), my gift to each of you within the Say Yes to Holiness Community are: two items from my own Say Yes to Holiness ministry and three items from the free resources available from Fr Mike Schmitz and Fr Mark Mary of Ascension Press: 1. The link to the Webinar Replay from last night’s “Become Unhackable in Work and Life in 2021” 2. This week’s Say Yes to Holiness YouTube Video, “Becoming ‘Lights’ of the Christmas Season” 3. Fr Mike Schmitz’s YouTube video, “Living Life Through the Lens of […]

“Like a Foretaste of Heaven”-Podcast Interview with Susan Pieper, Catholic Spiritual Mentorship Program

Susan Pieper and I first met in 2013 through the Catholic Spiritual Mentorship Program that is run by the Holy Family School of Faith of the Archdiocese of Kansas City, Kansas under the auspices of Archbishop Joseph Naumann. Over the last seven years, I have had the privilege of walking the journey towards holiness alongside Susan in both prayer and spiritual friendship. In this podcast, Susan shares what she has most recently been doing, how our Lord has been working in her life to continue to transform her into a saint, and shares some of the stories associated with the […]

And My Gift To You On This 4th Day of Christmas is…

On this 4th day of Christmas, (the Feast of the Martydom of the Holy Innocents), my gift to each of you within the Say Yes to Holiness Community are 4 items from my own Say Yes to Holiness ministry: This week’s Say Yes to Holiness Newsletter (#91) 2. The latest Say Yes to Holiness 1 on 1 Podcast Interview with Susan Pieper (audio) 3. “A Special Place for Santa” Video–my talk for the Emmanuel Fair and Festival 4. The link to RSVP to attend tonight’s “Become Unhackable in Work and Life in 2021” Liveanar happening on Zoom, in SmartCatholics and […]

And My Gift To You On This Third Day of Christmas Is…

Before I share today’s gift(s), I thought it would be good for me to provide a small bit of insight into what I am doing and why. So, to start with, and just in case you haven’t already noticed, I am in the midst of celebrating the 12 Days of Christmas with those who are part of the Say Yes to Holiness Community. I am doing this by sending a daily email and posting to the Say Yes to Holiness FB page with the gifts for each of the twelve days. For those of you who may not be aware, […]

My Gift to You on this Second Day of Christmas…

Merry Christmas! Just discovered unfortunately that my first day of Christmas gift giving did not post until a little while ago today on December 26th, but that is not going to stop me from continuing to celebrate the great season of giving! So TODAY, on the 2nd day of Christmas (and the Feast of Saint Stephen), I am gifting each of you within the Say Yes to Holiness Community with access to TWO free assessments: The Unhackability Assessment and the Flow Trigger Assessment Now, you might be wondering, what are these assessments, and what are they any good for? Well, […]

My Gift To You On This Wondrous Christmas Day!

First, thank you to each of you for being a part of the Say Yes Community! The great feast of Christmas is finally here! So, my gift to you on this Christmas Day is a prayer written by St Bernard of Clairvaux: “Let your goodness, Lord, appear to us, that we, made in your image, conform ourselves to it. In our own strength we cannot imitate your majesty, power and wonder; nor is it fitting for us to try. But your mercy reaches from the heavens, through the clouds, to the earth below. You have come to us as a […]

“Are You Ready To Rejoice Yet?”—Episode 45 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 making sure that we are ready to rejoice at Christmas by making sure we are rooted in hope, resting in peace and sharing the joy of the Christmas season. Listen to Episode 45–“Are You Ready To Rejoice Yet? May this podcast help prepare you to fully rejoice on Christmas as we celebrate the Good News that God loves us so much that he came to be one of us. May this podcast help to inspire, encourage and […]

“Not Ready For Christmas? Three Tips To Make This Your Best Christmas Ever”–Connections Between Faith and Daily Life YouTube Series

This week in the Connections Between Faith and Daily Life YouTube series, Christina shares three tips to help you make this your best Christmas ever. Watch “Not Ready for Christmas? Three Tips To Make This Your Best Christmas Ever” May this video help you become ready for Christmas, so you may more fully embrace the life He created you for–a life of purpose, peace and abundance. Watch “Not Ready for Christmas? Three Tips To Make This Your Best Christmas Ever” on YouTube, and make sure to subscribe to the Say Yes to Holiness YouTube channel Two ways that you begin to […]

Where’s the Joy?–Connections Between Faith and Daily Life YouTube Series

This week in the Connections Between Faith and Daily Life YouTube series, Christina discusses about ways you can “find the joy” in the midst of this unusual and challenging Advent season so we are able to ensure that our hearts, minds and souls are worthy dwelling places for the gift of Emmanuel at Christmas. Watch “Where’s the Joy?” May this video help you continue to prepare yourself to receive the gifts that God desires to give you this Christmas, so you can embrace the life He created you for–a life of purpose, peace and abundance. Watch “Where’s the Joy?” on YouTube, […]

“Maybe We Should Bring Our Children To Pray”–Podcast Interview with Blythe Kaufman, Author and Founder of Children’s Rosary Movement

Blythe Kaufman and I originally crossed paths in the midst of our involvement in the “God is Mercy” Online Conference that was hosted as part of the SmartCatholics Community. I volunteered to help out with hosting several of the conference sessions, and Blythe was the speaker for one of the sessions. From the moment she began to share about her apostolic work with children, I knew I needed to convince her to be on the Say Yes to Holiness podcast! There are two primary activities that Blythe is involved with. The first is the Children’s Rosary, which is a lay […]