joy

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“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, […]

“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 […]

“Where, O death, is your victory? Where, O death, is your sting?”

These are the words of Saint Paul in 1 Corinthians 15:55, but they were immortalized in an Easter homily by Saint John Chrysostom when he proclaimed: “O Death, where is your sting? O Hell, where is your victory? Christ is risen, and you are overthrown. Christ is risen, and the demons are fallen. Christ is risen, and the angels rejoice. Christ is risen, and life reigns. Christ is risen, and not one dead remains in the grave. For Christ, being risen from the dead, is become the first fruits of those who have fallen asleep. To Him be glory and […]

3 Secrets About “There Was No Room In The Inn” That Are Guaranteed To Bring You Lasting Peace, Joy and Happiness

I was reading a brilliant reflection by Blessed Bishop Fulton Sheen about the scene in the Nativity story where Joseph and Mary are seeking shelter in Bethlehem just before Jesus’ birth. As I meditated upon Bishop Sheen’s words, three hidden meanings, or secrets, emerged regarding the phrase “There is no room in the inn.” And if you are anything like me, I am sure your knowledge of these secrets will be sure to bring you lasting peace, joy and happiness long past Christmas. Secret #1 The Inn represents the gathering of public opinion, a place for all the worldly attitudes […]