Author Ana Kelly

  • Ana Kelly

    SPIRIT 105.3 DJ - Afternoons

    Ana is a lot like you. She enjoys sharing stories that are uplifting and bring joy. Learn more about SPIRIT afternoons' DJ, Ana Kelly!

 

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Happy Birthday To You!

Kids, homework, groceries, dry cleaner, soccer practice, pick up prescription for Mom, project due at work, dog to groomer, make dinner, bath time, fold laundry, schedule a mammogram. Huh? Schedule a mammogram? Oh that's right, my birthday is coming up! See every year around this time I'm reminded to truly take care of myself! Read more...

Finding Hope In Dark Times

“The ones who bring great joy often know great pain.” -Jamie Tworkowski, Founder of the non-profit To Write Love On Her Arms Read more...

Class of 2027

When I saw this sign at my daughter’s kindergarten graduation last week I was in shock! I had to do the math real quick thinking maybe the teachers got it wrong. Nope, Kennedy will be graduating high school in 2027! Wow! My life began flash before me. Before I know it Read more...

"S" is for HOPE

S = HOPE Growing up I loved watching the superman TV shows and movies. I’ll be honest, it didn’t hurt that Christopher Reeve was so handsome. But after all these years I was quite shocked to found out the “S” on his chest didn’t actually stand for Superman. In the new movie “Man of Steel” Superman reveals that where he comes from the ”S” stands for Read more...

A Paradise for Everyone

What does a "a vacation for everyone" look like to you? For me, it looks like what I have had the privilege and honor to experience the last few days at Aulani, a Disney Resort and Spa. Whether you are looking to book the dream vacation for your entire family (grandparents, kids and all) or hoping to escape the everyday rush of life -- this little slice of paradise in Oahu is the perfect place. Read more...

365 Blessings

It’s been one year since I began working at SPIRIT 105.3 and what an amazing year it has been! Every day I walk into work… I think, "What is God up to today? Who in our SPIRIT family is he going to bless and how can I help?" I’ll tell ya, He never disappoints. I want to share a few of the blessings that came my way this past year... Read more...

What's In Your Box of Chocolates?

If you had told me 6 years ago that I would be married, have two kids and work at a Christian radio station I would’ve said, ”Who’s life are you talking about?!” It makes me think of that line from the movie Forest Gump, “Life is like a box of chocolates……ya never know what you going to get.” Read more...

Made in the USA: Freedom

My dad, a Master Sergeant in the Army for more than 20 years, would say this a lot, “You know honey, freedom is not free.” Read more...

"He Who Opens a School Door, Closes a Prison"

"He who opens a school door, closes a prison." Read more...

  • The Pumpkin Parable

    Every autumn I'm reminded of this parable when I see a pumpkin: "Being a human being is like being a pumpkin. God lifts you up, takes you in, and washes all the dirt off you. He opens you up, touches you deep inside and scoops out all the yucky stuff-- including the seeds of doubt, hate, greed, etc.Then He carves you a new smiling face and puts Read More

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