Kristy Solis Category

There is no place like home!

By Kristy Solis One night, my family was watching a classic family movie that spans time, “The Wizard of Oz.” The endearing through-line “There is no place like home! There is no place like home!” played over and over.

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Do you teach your children how to pray?

By Kristy Solis I never really thought about this topic much until my youngest daughter asked me one day “Mama, how do you pray?” I thought if I role-modeled the act that it would be suffice for my children.  Now, it was time to teach my daughter what prayer entailed and why it was so […]

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Prayers

By Kristy Solis Have you ever felt like you spend more time praying than anything else in life? I adamantly know that I do spend more time praying than anything else in my life.

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Blessings are for all ages

By Kristy Solis Have you ever asked your child “What is your favorite part of Mass?” As we prayed as a family tonight, I asked this very question to my 4-year-old daughter. This child of God said, “The best part of Mass is ‘The Cross! When I cross my arms to walk up during the […]

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What does God inspire you to create?

By Kristy Solis During family prayer, a recent devotion was related to Genesis: “In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth.” It made us reflect as a family on the creativity of God to creative an entire world.  Both of my daughters were in awe of this grand concept.  Both of them are […]

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Plod with God

By Kristy Solis Do you have a child that is obsessed with something? Obsessions are commonplace among children. Currently, my youngest daughter is obsessed with turtles, in particular sea turtles. It all started this past summer when we visited Sea Life. As a family, we learned about sea turtles and the necessary steps to preserve […]

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Empathic

By Kristy Solis Are you living life through God’s will? This is my constant prayer – to serve and live my life through God’s will. Through life’s many uncertainties, I was blessed to be called to serve others in the capacity as a nurse.

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Reconciliation

By Kristy Solis Do you recall the details of your first reconciliation or your child’s first reconciliation? Recently, my oldest daughter participated in her first reconciliation. It was such a blessing to be a part of her process and to experience her growth in her faith. She was genuinely excited to participate in this sacrament […]

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Why do we have to go to Mass while on vacation?

By Kristy Solis “Why do we have to go to Mass while we are on vacation,” my 7-year-old daughter pleaded when we were out of town. At first, I was annoyed that she would even ask this question. My initial reaction (unspoken) “It is a matter of conviction! We always go to Mass, even if […]

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Make a Joyful Noise! (Psalm 98:4)

By Kristy Solis As parents, we often share stories of dismay of our children such as my child will not sleep, my child is a picky eater, or my child does not listen, etc. The list could be an extensive one. Today, my 3-year-old daughter would not cooperate and take a nap. Instead, she was […]

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God will give you everything you need (Psalm 23:1-3)

By Kristy Solis Universally, we are all tired.  Parenting is a full-time job with a full schedule of its own. If you are like me, it is not your only duty. Whenever I feel weary, I reflect and ask the Lord, “Have I lost my way? Is this the path you created for me?” The […]

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