Mark 10:35-45 highlights how some of us have this sense of entitlement in the story of this two brothers asking to be at each side of God. WOW, that woke me up this morning! I certainly thought that being a Christian entitled me to have all and everything I wanted, I asked or I thoughtContinue reading “SENSE OF ENTITLEMENT – SENTIDO DE PRIVILEGIO”

Stting at the Table – Sentad@s a la mesa: SKY – CIELO

Wed/Miercoles 2/24/16 7PM These are the questions to consider / Estas son las preguntas para considerar: 1 Read Psalm 115 “The Psalmist’s words, ‘Our God is in the heavens,’ actually unveil far more complex spiritual possibilities. 2 “To say that God is in the sky is not to imply that God lives at a certainContinue reading “Stting at the Table – Sentad@s a la mesa: SKY – CIELO”


Matthew 5:37 “”Let what you say be simple “Yes” or “No” For the past several days our family have experienced a time of Sabbath. During this time we have put all in God’s hands. He is the doer of the impossible. We have spent time walking, talking, praising, worshiping and enjoying each other. We areContinue reading “SUNDAY MORNING – DOMINGO EN LA MAÑANA!”

Listen clearly, don’t get it twisted…Escucha claramente, no lo tuerzas …

I do not know why am I reading this devotional this year, but let me tell you, I am laughing, dancing and worshiping to God’s Throne as I sit at His Table! Can you just imagine? Why am I fighting to belong? Why am I crying because others call me outsider, mutilated, second class citizens?Continue reading “Listen clearly, don’t get it twisted…Escucha claramente, no lo tuerzas …”

Are you ready to shut up and listen? – Estas list@ para callarte y escuchar?

Here we are, my husband and I, laughing out loud as we read our devotional for today. God is something else, this early in the morning and we read about the need to give up comparing one with the other. And instead begin to praise God for giving us skills, talents and abilities to doContinue reading “Are you ready to shut up and listen? – Estas list@ para callarte y escuchar?”

SENTAD@S A LA MESA (Seated at the Table): WATER (agua)

Book: Grounded by Diana Butler Bass Study Guide: from First Churches UCC/ABC in Northampton, MA 1. “Ancient biblical tradition suggests that waters—wells, springs, oases—are also places of renewal, hospitality, and spiritual vision, where human beings see God and God’s blessing” (p. 73). What is your favorite water story from a sacred text? What role doesContinue reading “SENTAD@S A LA MESA (Seated at the Table): WATER (agua)”

COVENANT for Promise Keepers – PACTO para Mantenedores de Promesas

2/14 and 2/15/16 God is love. When we take up permanent residence in a life of love, we live in God and God lives in us. There is no room in love for fear. If anyone boasts, “I love God,” and goes right on hating his brother or sister, thinking nothing of it, he isContinue reading “COVENANT for Promise Keepers – PACTO para Mantenedores de Promesas”

Lent Week 1: Are you grounded? …DIRT!

DATE: 14 February 2016 TO: Manantial de Gracia YEAR: Are you ready? For God has Made a New Thing… TITLE: Are you grounded? DIRT…! (Estas connectad@? TIERRA…!) PRAYER Like an endless falling, Prayer in class/January 8, 1998 Awed to Heaven, Rooted in Earth Prayers of Walter Brueggemann “Things fall apart, the center cannot hold.” WeContinue reading “Lent Week 1: Are you grounded? …DIRT!”