First Place

Prayer of Love for my First Love.

May you reading this prayer come to know this LOVE that completes your world.

You take first place in my heart.

I wake up and say, Thank You that I took another breath.

Thank you that you take the time to guide my steps daily.

Thank you that you take your time to guide my husband and my children into their best destiny set before them in your name.

Thank You God, Abba, Father, My First Love, My everything… I praise your name! I exalt your name. I am so bless to know your name.

I am so thankful for your calling and your truth.

Bless everyone across the world.

Wash the world clean with your blood Jesus.

May your presence eradicate all sex trafficking.

May your presence cancel all violence.

Children that never had a mother or a father know the love they have in you.

Thank you Jesus for transforming all people to know you with a sincere and humble heart.

In Jesus name. Amen.

Full of surprises

My mother was 4 days in the hospital.

I did despair within my faith at some point when I saw the amount of medicines given to her. She came in with only one medicine and was placed on 10 different ones. Some of those medicines made her confused and aggressive with me and everyone around her. I knew this was not normal. I know my mother, she is not an aggressive individual. I remain in prayer. I remain seeking to serve others within our situation.

Her heart was giving her a lot of pain. She was hurting and was taken to another hospital, the best on Cardiovascular health.

Cardiac Catheterization was the procedure she was going to go through to see what was going on in her heart. According to all nuclear studies done on her body, her heart was only working 20% and they needed to see how they could help her by removing any blockages or any damage to the heart.

My mother went in with a 20% working heart. The doctor explained to me all complications which were many due to her body weight and body prosthetics she had in the way to access her heart. I asked the doctor: “If she was your mother or your grandmother, would you do the procedure?” He got upset at me and explain in a very rough way how he was a professional and he was there to do his job and was hired by my mother to do it. So when he finished getting upset my mother said to me: “its ok, Carla.” So I ask the doctor: “wait, wait, please don’t leave without me blessing your hands with a prayer, you are about to touch my mother.” He let me pray over his hands. God was amazing with this doctor. He blessed him and gave him His love, His peace, and His knowledge of letting God take control of everything He did.

So blessed to know this man was transformed by my mother’s miracle. The doctor came out of the procedure, he told me there were no blockages and her heart was working a perfect 55% which is the equivalent of 100% perfect working heart. Glory be to Jesus. 🙌

While my mother was in the process of the Cardiac Catheterization a young man was around me. I knew I had to help this lady because God gave me a word of knowledge of her hurting shoulder so I prayed for her pain to go. She was blessed with God’s love and attention. While this was happening this young man name Jose was always alert and following my actions. I felt I needed to talk to him because he may be going through some kind of pain. To my amazement, I explained word of knowledge and he admitted to have pain in His lower back. I prayed for Him, WOW what God did to this young man was amazing. Sometimes God lets me know when he transforms a life. He did transform this life and took away all his pain. God gave him hope when his beautiful marriage and family was at the brink of destruction. God is never late, He is always just in time. This man gave his life to Jesus and was full of hope in future grace. On the other hand the other lady did not want me to mention Jesus because of her spiritual beliefs. God still loved her and let her know He is her father and she is loved. If I had let one person offend me for not wanting to speak about Jesus, Jose would have never received Jesus minutes later.

Thank you Lord for using me in your Kingdom Purpose daily. I want to always live to find future grace.

Pray with me today…

Thank you Jesus for open eyes, ears, and understanding hearts to your Kingdom purpose.

God loves you and so do I.

Idols

In the ancient times, idols were considered statues made of different materials like mud, gold, or silver. People would take time and adore them and pray to them. To this day some people still have these idols. The incredible thing is that we could give the place of an idol to many other things.

Entertainment and psychological analysis has been taking over the world. According to many psychological studies everything can be turn into an obsession, therefore becoming an idol in our lives. You can name a subject and there is a self help or dummies book or an online course to help you master the area you want to master in your daily lives.

The reality is that we are all made with different capabilities. What if you are trying to master something God wants to help you let go and let Him take over. He can have a better way than the way we developed in our own understanding.

When my first daughter arrived I remember all the books and online articles I read to be the best mom I could be. I wanted her to have the best of everything. I needed to know I was completely right, in every decision I made over her life. At the time I did not have a personal relationship with God. My thoughts when she arrived was “This is a small beautiful child that depends on me and does not come with instructions.”

Its easy to fall into these situations. All we end up doing is making an idol in our lives. Something that takes all of our daily time, effort, and energy in thought, could become your idol.

God gave us an awesome understanding of this when we kept seeking him in prayer. Our eldest daughter went through bullying to the extreme. That’s when God taught us that we had no control over her life. We were going to have to trust God with her life and decisions from now on. He closed all doors to be able to help our daughter on our own terms. Then we submitted in prayer a door open wide to get to educate the other kids parents on treating a girl with respect. It was a family mediation at a police station. These individuals were really afraid to be there due to a grade school incident. As a family that works in entertainment, the priority on moral values in this household was limited. I am sure this mediation helped all the kids involved understand how to treat each other within boundaries and respect.

My husband and I learned once more the power of prayer. We keep praying because we understand that our kids needs are all placed in our Creator’s hands. No need to obsess about their well being, just need to place everything in prayer and petition at all times. Let go and let God is something that my husband and I are adopting day by day. Oh and it is a work in progress. Sometimes we fall off the wagon of faith and just try to get back up as soon as possible.

These days Idols can be anything at all. Televisions shows, cooking, tablets, cell phones, facebook, instagram, youtube, laptops, cars, hobbies, or movies consuming so much time in a person’s life that they don’t have time to remain still and quiet to seek peace, love, joy, goodness, and so much more in their daily lives.

We don’t have it mastered yet and I know that its on purpose so we decide to submit in prayer and petition daily every decision and every life we care for. Only God has a better plan then the one we have. God can make everything better daily. To live in His perfect peace should be our daily goal.

Pray with me today…

Jesus bring your perfect peace to every thought and action today. Help me submit all my thoughts to you and your will in our lives.

God loves you and so do I.

Rock your world

Oh, what a powerful understanding! I had to say this every time I would pray for someone. This is something the Lord had been teaching me constantly. Now I get to be obedient. My husband or my kids are my sidekicks when we go and bless whoever God sets out to bless.

Last night we got to go to another funeral. In this funeral my husband got to see one of his long time friends. A very nice veteran with a lot of history in and out of war zones in the middle east. He is a very elegant, honest, and humble person. He was explaining all medical complications due to trauma. Its amazing what these men have to go through in a war.

God definitely showed my husband this was a God encounter. So he started testifying about the God we know, the supernatural, always with us Jesus our redeemer. The guy was so hurt by religion he did not want anything to do with it. We mention about my position. I explained that I used to be a atheist and I did not believe in religion, that I believe in having a real relationship with Jesus. This made him listen.

That is when he started to be interested but not so convinced. I still went for what God wants which is to love even when they don’t know. God definitely showed up in prayer. He was just taking away all his trauma and past from his heart and filling him up with His amazing goodness and love. This man’s eyes where so moved and watery, I knew God had done what He came to do. He did not even want to let go of my hand. God is faithful. God is always wanting to love all his children.

After this gentleman, in that same funeral, a man started to speak to me while I was waiting for my husband. This man poured out his life traumas and his hurts so fast, I was amazed God wanted to heal someone else. This man let me know how he resented His father for being a violent drunk. He also resented God for loosing his mother, first to prison, and then dying early due to cancer. While his father continued his life without deserving it.

God through prayer opened his heart to release all that pressure and lifetime disappointments to pour into His spirit His love and goodness. With God’s love and healing this gentleman was moved. He was blessing my family and so thankful for such a moment. He was telling my husband how lucky he was to have me and my daughters. This is the love of God that was just poured into his heart, now he was just overflowing with God’s goodness and love for others.

God heals broken hearts.

God transform any situation.

God is waiting for us to let go and let God.

God is always available to bless and renew every one of His children.

I pray that God makes you feel His loving embrace through his wind. In Jesus name. Amen.

God loves you and so do I.

Walking silent waiting…

“Being asked by the Pharisees when the kingdom of God would come, he answered them, “The kingdom of God is not coming with something observable; no one will say, ‘See here! ’ or ‘There! ’ For you see, the kingdom of God is in your midst.” Luke‬ ‭17:20-21‬ ‭

God loves our ability to remain still and quiet. It still takes a lot of practice. I can assure you that just concentrating in God and His will for us is such a challenge. I am the type of person that can’t stop talking or thinking. I am still learning, I guess that is what makes me so great at testifying and speaking about His miracles.

Nature, our Creator’s creativity just brings peace to my heart. ❤️ “But seek first the kingdom of God and his righteousness, and all these things will be provided for you.” Matthew‬ ‭6:33‬ ‭

I am thankful because God takes one day at a time to teach us and challenge us. Choosing to seek Him first every single day is so worth it. The most incredible thing is that only through the love for others or the loved received from others is the strongest way I have Him closer to my heart these days. He knows exactly what I run away from and makes it more important for me.

God has seasons to teach you to remain quiet. God can choose another season to teach you to rest. God can also choose to teach us to remain in community. Oh wow! All I can say that for me, community is a challenge. I have made it my priority to remain alone and exclusive. Don’t know why! Maybe I can think a few reasons, but these are not worth mentioning.

So in this season I am learning how to stay in community. What a challenge! God keeps positioning me where I really do not want to be. I always knew the need for community to grow spiritually, I just did not know how much of a priority it was. So if I want to keep seeking the kingdom of God as a priority I will have to keep challenging myself to remain in community.

Please pray with me today…

Thank You Jesus for new beginnings.

Thank You Jesus for the obedience to remain connected to the vine.

Thank You Jesus for new open eyes and ears.

Thank You Jesus for speaking truth to my heart.

Praise the Lord… 🎵How great is our God.🎵

God loves you and so do I.

Different faith

God is having His way with everything in my life. I really can’t even understand. I decided not to ask. All I know is I am here to serve.

Trust and He will wow your world. 🤩

Thank you Jesus.

May God put a new heart and a new spirit in you. 💛

God loves you and so do I.

Why I chose darkness?

Early in my life, I remember seeing cartoons of healing miracles performed by the Virgin Mary of Fatima through some little kids. I remember telling my mother that I wanted to heal people like those kids. She said to me with such conviction that since I was a good girl I could probably get to see the Virgin Mary at some point and I could get that ability from her. After this information I could only imagine that lady creeping up in my room at night, so I would always go and sneak in my mother’s bedroom because I was sure I was seeing things at night move in my room. This went on most of my formative toddler and middle school years. Being brought up as a “Catholic” I would only visit the church if I stayed for the weekend with my grandparents or on especial events like baptisms or weddings. I do remember my mother praying The Lord’s Prayer with me every night, this was the limited information I got on a relationship with God.

To summarize my “bible study” when I was just a child was:

-Church was visited once in blue moon or especial events. Oh, and when you visit ask God for one thing you really want. (“Like a genie in a bottle.”)

-Virgin Mary can visit kids and she has all the power to heal so she is the one to give it to us kids to perform.

-Pray the Lord’s prayer every night.

-Once a month you would get light a candle to a saint for a prayer request. My mom’s favorite was saint Jude. She would purchase this candle at the supermarket. I did get to do this a few times when I had my own apartment.

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Growing up my grandmother loved to talk about the paranormal activity she experienced in her house due to living right in front of a cemetery when she was growing up. Her mother was a spiritist and she dabbled in the occult. So, the paranormal activity had nothing to do with the cemetery, I am sure of this. This type of conversations just freaked me out even more. I was so afraid of the dark when I was just a small child. I remember having horrible night terrors. The idea of crossing the hallway to my mother’s bedroom got to be torture for years.

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Fast forwarding a few years I went through a couple of bad experiences that no little girl should ever go through and this really change my love for God. Not that I had established a real love for someone I barely knew existed. I knew more about the virgin Mary and paranormal activity than I knew about Jesus. So sad, I know! When these incidents happened, and my family did not listen due to the family name and their status I was really hurt. I understood that God was never with me and I thought by then, that there could not be a God. After all the emotional abandonment and the disregard for my trauma I grew bitter and hated the world more and more by the minute. I decided to turn my world into a party non-stop, so I could anesthetize my pain. I had this really “cool and awesome life” or so that is how I showed all my friends and family but deep down inside hate, depression, sadness, and loneliness were eating me up inside. I needed to take control of my life, so I decided to dabble in the occult. I started with a “Ouija Board” and ended up in “white witchcraft” let me tell you there is no white or black, witchcraft is witchcraft. I decided I would start reading tarot cards and got really good at it.

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At a very young age I decided to have a very deep relationship with this person. As soon as this relationship turned sour I wanted to control it. I did a spell to make us closer. That night after the moonlight, the candles, the time, and the words he calls me and tells me that his car and all that was in it was stolen. I remember crying like a baby. His car was new, and everything cool he owned for entertainment was in it, including a work laptop. I got him into so much trouble. I felt so guilty that I told him what I had done. This just created the unhealthiest relationship ever lived. We were always together because he depended on me to drive him everywhere. He was so upset and unhappy it was depressing to see. This just led us to crash and burn years later after much emotional abuse. To this day I can say that all the years subjected to witchcraft my life was unstable, depressive, and so empty. I could be surrounded by many friends and having “fun” and still feel a void that friends, alcohol, or parties could never fill.

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Years went by and changes came, I got tired of doing the same thing over and over again. God was ready to work with my heart by then. I remember starting to sing a song that was in my mind for a long time when I was alone. I had heard this song at my high school graduation years before I started singing it and it had stuck in my head. The high school graduation was a Catholic mass, so, this was a song of praise to the Lord. I did not know about praise or God being moved in praise. My mind would always go back to that song. So, I kept singing it when alone. Now I see that God was doing it all for me. I did not even know how powerful His praise could be. So, several years in this bad situation I would open my catholic school bible and ask God to lead me to what he wanted to tell me. If he was real? This was 3 different times in 3 different years. The page that would always come up in this old bible, never used, and never marked was:

DEUTERONOMY+18-10-14Deuteronomy 18: 10-14:   “No one among you is to sacrifice his son or daughter in the fire, practice divination, tell fortunes, interpret omens, practice sorcery, cast spells, consult a medium or a spiritist, or inquire of the dead. Everyone who does these acts is detestable to the Lord, and the Lord your God is driving out the nations before you because of these detestable acts. You must be blameless before the Lord your God. Though these nations you are about to drive out listen to fortune-tellers and diviners, the Lord your God has not permitted you to do this.”

The third year, the third time, trust me, I freaked out and I definitely got the message. That same day I decided to trashed thousands of dollars in witchcraft books and collectable tarot cards. I never looked back. I did not start reading the bible right away, but I still was starting to see changes in my life. God, year after year, was working on the life he wanted me to live, not the one I was living. One night after 3 years without a special person in my life, I prayed to God. I decided to scream because I was so angry at him. I told him that deep down inside I had always been a good girl and that it was time, I deserved that good guy that would never let me down. That same night because of a really bad experience with a girl at church my “especial guy” decided to ask God in prayer for a girl that had nothing to do with church. That night I met my husband. We have been together ever since. His family was the one to open the door to know the love of God. I thank God every day for his way to love us even when we don’t know the power of his love in our lives. He keeps seeking us. It’s our wrong attitude and decisions that keep pushing Him away. Choose to put him first by talking to God like if he was sitting next to you. Apologize for whatever wrong you may have done and invite Him into your life. Oh the beauty you can experience at his feet will surpass anything lived up to now.

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Please, pray with me today:

Thank you, God for truth being spoken to our hearts.

Thank you, Jesus for taking away our heart of stone and giving us a new heart of flesh ready to receive a new spirit in us.

Thank you for your wisdom, knowledge, and understanding, revealed each day to our hearts.

Thank you for renewing our strength and our love to bless others and bring love to those who need it.

In Jesus name. Amen.

God loves you and so do I.

I forgive you. I prefer healing.

I remember all the things I WANTED TO SAY.  The incredible part of all the things I have written before this one, does not represent the woman God has transformed me into, day in and day out for years. I know the weight of all the words we choose to place in a journal, diary, a piece paper, or even type into a computer screen. I remember burning many journals because I was ashamed when writing about my way of life and my thoughts. For many years I lived in a very dark place. My family did see my wrong actions but never tried to figure out the root of the problem. All were pretty quick to correct me, but never taking any time to really know me. If you get to know your child they will open up to talk to you about anything.  I spend most of my adolescence with suicidal thoughts. No one knew! Not even my best of friends. My closest relatives only smelled the alcohol and knew that I was hanging out at all hours of the night without really having the age for all of it. No one intervene. No one asked how they could help. They were all quick to tell me how wrong and bad my actions were. No one took the time to know me, no one really knew how to reach me and analize what was going on in my mind. The power struggle to make me behave without knowing me was always in action. Please if you are young and going through suicidal thoughts, please talk about it! Please do not hide your feelings! It is always necessary to make your feelings known. If your parents are not willing to be there, talk to God and ask him to guide you to a youth group in a church were you can get friends that will support you and the counseling you may need with a pastor. I did not believe in any of this. Now I can say that it does work.

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I am sure that with the power of love everything would have gone in a very different direction. I can see that love has the ability to cancel all wrongs. The society we live is all about pride. That is the household I lived in. Pride was the most important element present. My mother never could accept her hurts and I could never accept to her how much I needed help. We were tip towing around each other and in silence, just hurting one another.

My house hold for a long time did not know God’s true love and wisdom. I am now sure that when we submit to the Spirit of Truth we will be able to know how to deal with any situation that arises. God the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit are to liberate anyone who seeks with a sincere heart. It says as a promise in Psalm 91:14-16 “I will protect him, for he acknowledges my name. He will call on me, and I will answer him; I will be with him in trouble, I will deliver him and honor him. With long life I will satisfy him and show him my salvation.”

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Honor your father and your mother, as the LORD your God has commanded you, so that your days may be long and that it may go well with you in the land the LORD your God is giving you.

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Honor your father and mother, which is the first commandment with a promise, so that it may go well with you and that you may have a long life in the land.

I know its hard to honor parents when they are not honoring you. Please do not belittle your faith and your love for God by acting in anger towards them. Parents sometimes are so caught up in their own life mistakes and bad decisions they cannot consider your needs. Give them mercy and pray for them non stop. God will bless you in ways you have never been blessed before.

I will live to love no matter the “humiliation” that is basically what Jesus did for all while he was alive and worst of all when he was being humiliated as the scum of the earth. We all know he was clean of sin and the true royalty of heaven on earth. What did we do? What are we capable of? Why can’t we just choose love? The absence of love got him on that cross!

Beloved, let us love one another, for love is from God, and whoever loves has been born of God and knows God.  Anyone who does not love does not know God, because God is love. – 1 John 4:7-8

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Please pray with me today…

Jesus with all my heart I ask for full reveal of truth in the hearts of every member in our household.

Holy Spirit come and make your home inside of each individual in our household. Please convict us of any wrongdoing and maintain us real an accountable with one another.

Than you God for your grace and your love that you pour into our family daily.

In the name of Jesus bless each and every person with your wisdom, understanding, and your knowledge.

Amen.

God loves you and so do I.

A year to learn true Love

Why Love?

It all started when I saw this verse in the bible. If I speak human or angelic tongues but do not have love, I am a noisy gong or a clanging cymbal. If I have the gift of prophecy and understand all mysteries and all knowledge, and if I have all faith so that I can move mountains but do not have love, I am nothing. And if I give away all my possessions, and if I give over my body in order to boast but do not have love, I gain nothing. (1 Corinthians 13:1-3) I had decided to ask for tongues in prayer because one of my religious leaders told me that: “if I did not speak in tongues than I did not get the baptism of the Holy Spirit.” As soon as I saw this verse telling me that I would be a noisy gong if I did not have love. I needed to now change my prayer immediately to know love. I have been seeking more and more God’s truth on His love and some of my experiences have been so beautiful, they can’t be placed into human words. I still don’t know how to speak in tongues. Now the most incredible thing about no desire for tongues is, the true desire that reigns in my heart, is to remain in His love. I can tell you from experience that it is a second by second decision. When you have lived with a deficit of the true meaning of love it is a transformation to act in it. The Spirit of God is in you when you decide to remain in His power, in His way to love, and in His sound mind at all times. (2 Timothy 1:7) Each and every individual that decides to know the love of God has to be submerge daily in the spirit of God.

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Oh my God, this past year has been a roller coaster ride. God was always setting me up to learn the fruits of the spirit all year long. He was so wonderful to plan out a prayer asking for community. Soon after that, a faithful servant asked me to accompany her to her bible study group. When I arrived, they were already studying since august the Fruits of the Spirit. It’s incredible how God’s spirit moves us all through his wonderful faith without knowing. I arrived just in time to learn in community the last 3 fruits of the spirits in the list. This group of God’s fearing women have taught me a lot about community, love, and service. The power of Love is so beautiful within this group of women. All have their own personal lives, but all are willing to come together and pray for the needs of others, even in the distance. This an amazing group that truly wishes to keep growing in their faith. I have been seeing how God has kept teaching me, to be myself around others. I used to never open up to anyone other than my closest family and my closest friends. I am so thankful to God for letting me know that even without knowing Christ that long, he still uses me to love and encourage others through the love he has poured into me. Within this time of learning in community and trying to remain as transparent as possible, God showed me how important it is to maintain one on one relationship with Him. The ability to bless others is only fruitful when we are full of His love, His presence, His knowledge, His desires, His understanding, and His grace. This only happens through deep prayer in intimacy with our father who is in heaven. The importance of that private prayer to grow and love without restraint is so necessary in these troubled times. I have been communicating my personal experiences about how I keep seeking God’s favor and love, for your information in case it happens to you, this makes many people uncomfortable. Within the personal relationship with God, I have received comforting truth revealed to my heart, and I am thankful to be able to share it with the people that God places in my heart to share it with.

The spirit of God calls us to die to the flesh. I started dying to myself this past year. The most incredible thing is that when I arrived at this bible study group, that was the name of the book dying to yourself. I started dying to self by reading the fruits of the spirits every day and praying to God to reveal all as truth to my heart. I know from personal experience that these fruits of the spirit are the key to living according to God’s desires. The most beautiful thing about God’s desires, is that they are compared to the best dream your parents had for your future while you were growing up. If you commit to living in His desires for your life you will live out the promises He has in store for you. I don’t know about you, but I want this for myself. It means to be faithful in prayer and knowing who our Father is.

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Before I decided to embark on this faith journey I thought I knew myself. I thought I had my life all figured out. I understood with my own understanding that if I had already seen Jesus garment and had an encounter with His burning fire in my baptism my faith was all figured out. Now I can see that the whole point of the journey in life is to grow each day stronger in our Love for God and other people, His truth, and our faith. When I started to learn all the fruits of the spirit, God confronted me and showed me that I did not know how to truly love, and how to be really confident in my own skin. The funny thing is that throughout seeking Jesus I kept knowing who I really was through God’s eyes. He revealed to me how empty of the important things I was. I thought I knew it all. I thought I had it all. I thought that having and acting in his gifts meant I had already understood what it was to be a child of God. The more I kept on reading his word and seeking His knowledge and wisdom I could see how much more of God we all need. This is a journey and it is not a competition. The journey should be as a family, building each other up, and knowing when to retreat from people’s lives to let them grow in faith with God.

 

Please pray with me today…

 

God, thank you, that we have the honor to share with one another our gifts, so we can help one another in reaching new levels of knowledge, wisdom and understanding in life.

 

Thank you, Abba, for all the abilities that make us capable of loving one another and edifying one another daily.

 

Thank you, Jesus, that you made us free to be who God meant for us to be. Never comparing ourselves or our faith to others.

 

Thank you for this day and being able to honor my promise to testify.

 

God bless you and may you open your heart to Jesus, so he can make His home inside of you today and always.

 

In Jesus name. Amen.

 

God loves you and so do I.

YOLO vs love…

Unity in prayer is so powerful, and we need it now more than ever.

God wants us praying for one another. Loving one another. Respecting one another. This is a very different perspective from the YOLO (you only live once) generation approach. This incredible change of mind comes from God’s love helping us daily to forget our wants and refocus on the needs of others. Daily deciding in prayer to tell God we want to do His will and not our own. Trust me everyone wants to do God’s will. There is love, security, peace, and riches (in glory) beyond your wildest dreams at His feet. Again, the awesome part of this way of life is that blessings will be abundant in your life, as soon as you place others before you. In the bible you will find in 1 John 4:11 “Dear friends, if God loved us in this way, we also must love one another. No one has ever seen God. If we love one another, God remains in us and his love is made complete in us.” If you want to live for God is all about loving our neighbor as we love ourselves. This is a challenge in this day and age where the era of social media tells us that we should have to be a certain way and meet some society standards to be acceptable. So, according to this way “we can only put our minds to work, to live according to these world’s expectations.” Well to be truthful, I don’t know about you, but that is exhausting.

Die to self
God has been so faithful that He made us his children (through the blood of Jesus), this way we would understand that we need to treat each other as brothers and sisters. Today a respectful family is supposed to be defined by representing love and understanding always making a bank of grace for each other’s faults. We are humans and we all make mistakes. Some people live a double life and others choose to be transparent. God wants from us to be able to walk our testimony daily. I have not hidden mine from the world. I once was lost and now I am found. I once was blind and now I see. When we decide to serve Jesus, He uses our weaknesses to boast in His power of transformation, through our daily change. This makes a lot of people uncomfortable, because you are representing His light, His love, His way. From my own perspective, I have seen that it is hard for many Christian to understand why God would give so much to a sinner, but not to them. This is the wrong perspective. We cannot see others and try to have their lives or their faith. The story of the lost son (Prodigal son) that came back, and the father rejoiced, but the older brother got upset that the brother was exalted for returning safe to His father. The brother could only see that  his brother wasted his inheritance and did all the wrong things with the money he waisted. The father could not see with his other son’s eyes because he could only rejoiced that he found his lost sheep. God does not see any difference between the nun and the prostitute. According to the kingdom of God and the love He has to share with us, it’s the same measure and importance for both. This is how scandalous grace can be. God will love the respectful parent with the best resume in the world, but he will also rejoice and love without measure the pedophile that decides to come back to His arms. Please do not treat some people nice and discard the other just because they don’t meet your standards of the way everyone should live. Did Jesus ask the prostitute washing his feet at a banquet with “someone important” to leave? No he did not! He enjoyed that she made others feel uncomfortable to show how God loves to make us love others in the uncomfortable  circumstances. In the moments we are doing what we would normally avoid, that is when His love, shines the most.

Please pray with me…

God,

I thank you for opening my spiritual eyes to see that your ways are not my ways. I thank you for renewing my mind to love you and others the way you love me. Thank you for your grace and your understanding. Thank you for giving me your wisdom daily.

In Jesus name, Amen.

 

God loves you, and so do I.