Jessica Santulli

Freelance Writer

Location icon United States of America

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Turning to Mary in Difficult Times | Busted Halo

I never fully understood Mary when I was growing up. As a cradle Catholic, I memorized the "Hail Mary" by the age of 6, and knew that she was a special woman chosen to be the Mother of God. She was blessed and courageous.

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10 Christian Lessons We Can Learn From "Frozen"

Frozen mania has been running wild for over two years, since Disney’s newest 3D animated tale hit theaters in November 2013. Although the film does not explicitly express Christian beliefs, there are many lessons to be learned from the adventures of Arendelle’s citizens. And all of them can be backed up by Scripture!

A Brutal Truth

NOV / DEC 2017: BY JESSICA SANTULLI Life in the 1700s Scottish highlands is no easy walk in the park. Just ask Claire Randall, protagonist of the Starz original series, Outlander, now in its third season. She journeyed there from 1945: an easier, calmer time period, that offered fine amenities, like soap.

Dr. Quinn: Old Lessons for New Times

The year is 1867. A thirty-four-year-old single woman departs-against her mother's wishes-from her wealthy Boston home to travel across the country for three days by train. But the train track ends, so she must travel the rest of the way in a bumpy, stuffy stagecoach.

Book Review: One Amazing Elephant

Jess's Review: Lily Pruitt is a twelve-year-old girl who lives in West Virginia on an amusement park property, where her father is the groundskeeper. Her mother, Trullia, left the family when Lily was three to go work in a traveling circus. Lily's Grandpa Bill is the mahout (trainer) and best friend of his elephant, Queenie Grace, whom...

Bethany Hamilton: Woman of Faith

MARCH / APRIL 2017: BY JESSICA SANTULLI On October 31, 2003, a horrific event happened off the coast of Kauai, Hawaii. No, it wasn't a Halloween prank gone wrong; the occurrence had nothing to do with the ghost- and goblin-filled holiday. Thirteen-year-old Bethany Hamilton, an up-and-coming professional surfer, was waiting for the next wave with...

Getting Your Vitamin D | Super Healthy Children | Karen Ranzi, M.A.

Karen recently informed me of the strangest phenomenon she encountered when visiting sunny climates, like Southern California: the people living in virtually constant sunshine severely lacked sufficient amounts of vitamin D. Vitamin D is produced by sunlight, so one would think inhabitants of sunny areas would possess an abundance of this disease-preventing vitamin.

COWspiracy: The Sustainability Secret | Super Healthy Children | Karen Ranzi, M.A.

Planet Earth's rapidly declining resources, atmosphere, and ecosystems are often attributed to carbon emissions from human machinery, factories, and waste of resources. However, the 2014 film COWspiracy: the Sustainability Secret, directed by Kip Anderson and Keegan Kuhn, seeks to expose the real biggest factor of greenhouse gas emissions that no one wants to talk about: animal agriculture.

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