May our home and yours be always embrace in God’s LOVE. Pastora Maritza and David
“Self-pity is easily the most destructive of the non-pharmaceutical narcotics; it is addictive, gives momentary pleasure and separates the victim from reality.” John W. Gardner We have spent some time listening, reflecting and meditating about the life of the prophet Elijah. Some depicted him as a victim of Jezabel, hiding after a great victory. IContinue reading “Victim or Survivor? Either way, BE ENCOURAGED! – Víctima o sobreviviente? De cualquier manera, ANIMATE!”
If I give everything I own to the poor and even go to the stake to be burned as a martyr, but I don’t love, I’ve gotten nowhere. So, no matter what I say, what I believe, and what I do, I’m bankrupt without love. Love never gives up. Love cares more for others thanContinue reading “ME FIRST – PRIMERO YO”
Book: Grounded by Diana Butler BassStudy Guide: from First Churches UCC/ABC in Northampton, MA On Ash Wednesday we share these words: ” You are dust and to dust you shall return” (Genesis 3:19). Are you comfortable with that connection between you, God, and dirt? Have you considered your personal connection to creation, to the soil,Continue reading “Sentados en la Mesa (Seated at the Table): DIRT!”
I am reading my devotional for the Lenten Journey and already enjoying my decision to drink more water and less soda. It is a great sacrifice for me, but after reading and praying for our communities in Flint needing water, what else can I do but enjoy, savor and drink water. Last evening I joinedContinue reading “Are listening! – Estamos escuchando!”
We are more than blessed! The Rev. Dr. Damaris Whitakker, Senior Pastor at Center Church in Hartford has invited us to their Ash Wednesday Service tomorrow 2/10/16 at 6PM. If you are in downtown Hartford during lunch hour, Manantial de Gracia “Spring of Grace” of West Hartford will be outside the front doors of CenterContinue reading “Ash Wednesday – Miercoles de Ceniza”
This month our Wednesday at 7PM Bible study will use the book Grounded by Diana Butler Bass. We will be using her own study guide as well as the one from First Churches UCC/ABC in Northampton, MA. We are welcoming our own understandngs. Today’s discussion will be lead by Patora Maritza, we will explore GenesisContinue reading “SENTAD@S A LA MESA – SITTING AT THE TABLE (Bible Study)”
Ama a tu Dios con todo lo que piensas, con todo lo que eres y con todo lo que vales. Love the Lord your God with all your heart, with all your soul, and with all your strength.