Chrsitian Living

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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 […]

“Becoming the Miracle You Had”–Interview with Marek Rudak on Say Yes to Holiness Podcast

Marek Rudak was born and grew up in communist Poland. He lost his dad at a young age. When he was fourteen, his mom remarried, and Marek moved to California. He came to feel like he was the fifth wheel in his new family. This led him toward a desire to control others by focusing on earning his worth through personal accomplishments. Marek graduated in the top 10% of his class at West Point and became a Ranger in the 82nd Airborne Division, where he deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan. After receiving an honorable discharge from the Army, Marek went […]

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 […]

We Are Loved Beyond Measure

Recently, I came across the Holy Art website that sells small devotional statues, and I was prompted to get a this small statue of the Sacred Heart of Jesus. This statue now sits just above my writing space and I have found it to be of great inspiration as well as encouragement. How you might ask? The inspiration is rooted in the beauty of the small statue itself. It is evident that great attention to detail was taken as it was hand-painted in a variety of colors, and the hand reaching out to me inspires me to do my best […]