Kristy Solis Category

Are Selfies the answer to engaging the next generation in faith?

By Kristy Solis Recently at Mass, we had a visiting priest, who is currently serving as a papal missionary. During his sermon, the papal missionary spoke of taking a selfie with the Pope. It was the word selfie, which engaged my daughters and other children throughout the sermon, even though the selfie was not the […]

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Is God Listening?

By Kristy Solis Have you ever felt like you were waiting for something? Yet, you are not sure what it may be? In so many ways, life can feel like this.  As we journey through this pandemic, we are waiting for so many norms to occur; yet, time is just passing by quickly.

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Grateful for Sisters

By Kristy Solis A commonality and concern of all parents is the mental health of their children, especially with an ongoing crisis. How will this affect children, siblings or even the family unit as a whole? For my daughters, I encourage them to pray and reflect on daily gratitude in their lives.

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Family Lesson

By Kristy Solis A friend of our family told us, “The world would be a better place if all families stride to teach their families to be well intention in faith.” Although I consider this less a family lesson and more a call from Jesus for all of us to always act with pure intentions, […]

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Companions on this journey

By Kristy Solis As we continue this journey through this pandemic, let us be companions on this journey. Although this has been a difficult crossroad in life, it has affected individuals in many different ways.  Therefore, as we continue, if you have companions or even one companion, it will make this time bearable and worthwhile. […]

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Strong is the only option

By Kristy Solis Over and over, I hear that the world around us is overwhelming. This is true. A pandemic, fires and hurricanes have intertwined in our lives and have become our new norm. Yet, we still need to live daily life through all of these trials.

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When you do not understand

By Kristy Solis The world is struggling around us, this includes families and especially children. We instill in our children to lean on their faith to carry them through this uncertain time. When you do not understand the world around you, it is a time for renewal and to seek faith. It is a time […]

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Golden Rule

By Kristy Solis Summertime is here! Due to this pandemic period, my daughters are eager to return to school.  Keep in mind, they did not get a break from school. During this time, school was continued through online lessons. I asked both of my daughters “What do you miss about school?”

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Unshakable Faith

By Kristy Solis As we continue this journey through this pandemic, today marks approximately 60 days of shelter in place for our family.  During this time, we have learned as a family that it is important to pause, to reflect, to have faith and to keep moving forward. I challenge you to stop and think, […]

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Worry Ends Where Faith Begins

By Kristy Solis In this ever-changing world as we journey through this pandemic, it is important to reflect, to have faith and to keep moving forward.  It is normal to feel scared, anxious, angry, sad or all these emotions at one time. You just do not want to live there. Worry ends where faith begins. […]

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Jesus School

By Kristy Solis One of the most important decisions that you will have to make on behalf of your child is deciding where your child will be educated.   When it came time to make this decision for our child, we had way too many options of schools. Post-Katrina education had a different

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