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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 […]

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 […]

“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 […]

“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 […]

“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 […]

“Being a Person of Hope During Advent In The Midst of a Pandemic”—Episode 43 Say Yes to Holiness Podcast

In the latest episode of the Say Yes to Holiness podcast, Christina shares Food for the Head, Heart, Hands and Feet to help you be a person of hope during this Advent season, especially in the midst of a pandemic. Listen to Episode 43–“Being a Person of Hope During Advent In The Midst Of A Pandemic” I hope this podcast encourages and helps you take action in your life to experience more hope, peace, joy and love, and inspires you to keep doing WHATEVER IT TAKES as you keep striving for holiness. Listen to to Episode 43–“Being a Person of […]

“Advent—Discerning How To Cultivate More Hope, Peace, Joy and Love in Your Daily Life”–Episode 42 Say Yes to Holiness Podcast

In the latest episode of the Say Yes to Holiness podcast, Christina shares Food for the Head, Heart, Hands and Feet that will help you discern how to cultivate more hope, peace, joy and love in your daily life this Advent season and beyond. Listen to Episode 42–“Advent–Discerning How To Cultivate More Hope, Peace, Joy and Love in Your Daily Life” I hope this podcast encourages and helps you take action in your life to experience more hope, peace, joy and love, and inspires you to keep doing WHATEVER IT TAKES as you keep striving for holiness. Listen to  Episode 42–“Advent–Discerning […]

“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 […]

“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 […]