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Serving Others

By Kristy Solis It is easy for children to serve others, especially when others are kind and grateful. My husband and I are both part of the service industry; therefore, we try to role model how to serve others in every aspect of our lives.

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Finding God in Dreams

By Kristy Solis Have you ever tried to explain the importance of dreams to a child?  I tried with my daughters, and it was humorous to say it best. The actions of dreams are important not only in the physical sense but the spiritual sense.

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Let It Go

By Kristy Solis When a child is hurt by a friend, what do you teach or instill in this child? Of course, in faith, my husband and I teach about forgiveness.  However, in the moment when my daughter was heartbroken, crying and hurt, it was difficult to discuss forgiveness in the midst of a breakdown.

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Seeking God

By Kristy Solis During the Lenten season, masses of individuals give up something or sacrifice during this special time. Jesus gave all for each and every one of us; therefore, this is just a small gesture of walking the passion with Christ. 

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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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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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