Shout of Praise🔥

23rd B-Day Celebration!!🎊🎂🎉

Good Morning beloveds,

It has been a couple of days since the last post, I have not disappeared instead I been a little busy with different stuff. In a couple of posts back I wrote that my parents were in search of a house and with great happiness I’m able to give you this great news.

We Found the House!!!

Yes, just as you read we found the house after being actively searching for more than 5 months even though sometimes it feels like even more. And just as we asked God about the house that’s how we got it. It has been a rollercoaster of emotions as we would look and fall in love with a house to later find out that it was under contract, we felt as we were being blocked from every angle; but God’s timing is perfect and he never disappoints, he had the perfect home and in the neighboorhood that we wanted.

The closing date it’s to be on the 22nd of December and I cannot be any more excited, God has been super good to us. My advice to you at this moment if you are asking God for something it might be a job, a house, a car or your own family; do not give up. Continue declaring God’s word upon your life and something that I have always said; declare open doors for you and for your family. Say it out loud or cry it out! remember that is was the faith of the woman with the issue of blood that healed her. 


Jesus turned, and seeing her he said, “Take heart, daughter; your faith has made you well.” And instantly the woman was made well.

Matthew 9:22

It’s our faith that is tested in circumstances like this, never give up and always remember that your God is the same God of Abraham, Isaac, and Israel. If I could write all that God has done in this few days I will never be able to stop writing, he has done so much just not in my personal life but my ministry too. The youth ministry had a youth revival service on Sunday and let me just say that God moved in such a tremendous way that even though I expected him to move I never thought it would be in that way. 

From the beginning to the end he ministered the youth and the people of house of prayer, confirmed the word through the worship and confirmed ministries, delivered youth,  and overall spoke to the youth clearly. It was a service where all four hours; I cried my heart out before the Lord, his presence was just there it was almost as if he was face to face with us at that moment. He taught me on that day that I need to stop fear from controlling my worship to him. He took me higher then I could ever go before and gave me the words to give to the people; it was an amazing experience. 

P.S. Happy Thanksgiving to all!! Take the time to appreciate what you have and give thanks to God, fo all that he has done for you and your loved ones. Much love ❣️💕

Who are you? Who am I?

As I was reading the book of Genesis the night before that, I came across the chapter where Jacob is fleeing from his father in law Laban. However, it wasn’t until the next morning when I was on my twitter about to post something that a tweet from Beth Moore caught my attention.

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Like I said I had read the night before that chapter from Genesis, however, in my search of the covenants that God made with various characters throughout the Bible, I did not pay attention to the word and God was speaking to me through it. A lot of times we are mistreated, judged, belittle, put to the side in our own churches or family; maybe because your opinions are not the same as everyone else. People of higher standing, closest to you or even pastors nowadays; want sheep, friends or family members that don’t ask questions but that instead, they will follow blindly or jump when they say jump. Knowledge and wisdom are powerful but not the type of power where you control people but where no one will be able to fool you and lead you in a different direction then what God intended.

At this moment in life, as I was speaking to my mother and I was telling her, that I’m feeling stuck. I have not seen growth within me in a couple of months and that is not what I want for my relationship with God. I want to be covered from head to toe with his presence, it’s my deepest desire to be used by him. I have let circumstances and people affect my way of having a deeper relationship with God. I’m craving something more from God. I want my relationship with God to become deeper than before.

Genesis 31:12

And he said, ‘Lift up your eyes and see, all the goats that mate with the flock are striped, spotted, and mottled, for I have seen all that Laban is doing to you.

Jacob was a thief and a liar, and, God still remembered him. He was being treated unfairly by his father in law and God was seeing the injustice in what Laban was doing, he multiplied the injustice into a blessing as Jacob left with more than half of Laban riches. You and I might have been a robbers, murderers, adulterers, prostitutes, hypocrites, terrorists, sinners of much more but when we came to the path of God and we repented with a sincere repentance all injustice that might be thrown or has been thrown at us because of our past; or different point of views God will turn it into blessing in a blink of an eye. We are not our past but instead, God sees who we can be in him.

Exhort 🤔or Love💕?

Hi,on today’s blog, I will be speaking about something that I have been struggling with within me and in my ministry. This topic has been in my mind to blog about for a long time but I just never felt that it was time yet and yesterday while I was watching a Christian blogger; God was speaking to my life.

John 13:35

A new commandment I give to you, that you love one another; as I have loved you, that you also love one another.35 By this all will know that you are My disciples, if you have love for one another

In the book of John, Jesus left us this commandment to love one another as he has loved us. But if we ask ourselves this question, do we really love one another? I’m asking myself and wondering if I really love my brethren, family, and friends or it’s just a fleeting feeling of attachment. To love like Jesus loves we need to show compassion, mercy, kindness, trust but most of all have a deep love for God.  However, Christians or believers(myself included) we have a bad habit of thinking that exhorting or saying what we think is right that’s how you show love. Unfortunately,  we have a rep as critics and hypocrites; and that’s not because of God but because in our human thinking we impose our views and rules in each other.

Jesus never imposed rules upon us but he said, “If anyone would come after me, let him deny himself and take up his cross daily and follow me.” He gave us the option to follow him and he gave us salvation by his sacrifice; through this, he has saved millions upon millions of lives. Now let’s ask ourselves this question, how many lives have we brought to Jesus.? One thing is to exhort in love and another is to impose your views. To exhort in love, you have to show mercy, kindness but most of all love to the person you will be exhorting. The book of Matthews deals with the exhortation topic by saying this,

15. If your brother or sister sins,go and point out their fault, just between the two of you. If they listen to you, you have won them over.16 But if they will not listen, take one or two others along, so that ‘every matter may be established by the testimony of two or three witnesses.’ 17 If they still refuse to listen, tell it to the church; and if they refuse to listen even to the church, treat them as you would a pagan or a tax collector

I’m learning to keep quiet and pray before going to someone and exhort or give advice to. Why? well not everyone will be comfortable with the idea of someone else coming up to you and telling you what you are doing wrong. I know I’m the first one that will have a dumbstruck face and be thinking ” did she/he really said that to me” why? because as humans we have faults and sometimes one of those faults is pride. To speak with love I got to be filled with God’s love myself. If I’m going to exhort someone I got to show fruits myself first. The word says that by their fruits you should know them.

1 Thessalonians 5:14

We urge you, brethren, admonish the unruly, encourage the fainthearted, help the weak, be patient with everyone.

One thing is to be tactful in the way you exhort and another is covering someone’s sin, there is a difference. I have made changes in my life this year that have brought a different view from last year. However, I was not showing the fruits of God’s love on my friends or family member’s or ministry-wise. I thought I knew better, however, God confronted me because I was seeing a decrease in many areas instead of an increase in his presence. Maybe; many of the things that were wrong could have been changed if I had just opened up my eyes to what God wanted to show me. God is a God of love, and every word that comes of my mouth or yours represents him. Maybe it’s the time to let God guide instead of thinking we know best. I don’t know about you but I will try my best. Shalom🌸🕊💕

A sincere repentance

In the New Testament we are introduced to a complex character named Judah Iscariot. He is the predestined person who would commit the ultimate betrayal by selling Jesus Christ for a few coins. Judah is a character that is complicated for me as I was never able to grasp his intentions. In the book of Mark we are given the list of the twelve apostles of Jesus Christ, however, it’s until the book of John that we are given knowledge about this disciple.

He is described as the betrayer of Jesus Christ but also as the treasurer of the money for Jesus ministry. It was during the anointing at Bethany where; Mary the sister of Lazarus anoints(cleans) Jesus feet with an expensive perfume that its cost would have been a years income at that time and dried them with her hair. The Bible is pretty spot on when it says that “from the heart speaks the mouth” and we can see the truth in this verses,

5. Why was this fragrant oil not sold for three hundred denarii and given to the poor? 6.” This he said, not that he cared for the poor, but because he was a thief and had the money box, and he used to take what was put in it.”

In Judah’s heart above any other feeling was greed for the money. His lack of love for the poor or needy but instead his desire for more money was his downfall later on.  Judah’s small failings lead to open doors for bigger and evil influences that destroyed his life. Jesus in the book of John identified his betrayer in the washing of his feet and the last supper.

John 13:11

For he knew who would betray him; therefore he said, ” You are not all clean”.

The disciple Judah at the last supper after Jesus Christ said “it is to he to whom I shall give a piece of bread when I have dipped it” and who else than Iscariot. It is stated in the Bible that Satan entered him and after being given the bread. Judah had the possibility of  being saved as the rest of the disciples, however, his greed for the money and him not having a true repentance led him to commit suicide by hanging himself.

In the book of Matthew and Acts,  the Bible gives us details of what happened to him after the betrayal. In verse 3 of chapter 27 of Matthews the Bible says that Judah was remorseful after seeing that he was condemned but it doesn’t say that he had repentance in his heart and wanted to change his way. God works in a sincere heart, in a heart that is open to change. Our iniquities and sin is forgotten when we open up our heart to God and allow him to visit and change us.

In today’s service God restored a family and spoke to a youth that visited us; knowing what transpired it makes me want to work more for God. Let us have a heart full of repentance so that the Holy Spirit may work in our lives.

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P.S. I hope that you like the new post for the series Called with a Purpose. See you guys, in the next post. shalom🕊🕊🕊

Conference Recap😱😱😱

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Hey Y’all, as promised in today’s blog I will be recapping what the girls spoke and a little bit of the lesson that the pastors brought about the differences between obsessions and real love. Some of the topics that were discussed during this conference were abstinence, love, obsession, sexual abuse and much more.

The lesson was based on the story of Tamar and Amnon in the book of 2. Samuel 13. Her story is pretty sad in the sense that her own brother committed the crime of abusing her and not restoring her honor by asking marrying her as was supposed to be done in those times. Amnon’s obsession led him to commit an evil crime that destroyed not only his life but the life of Tamar. How can we differentiate what’s obsession and what’s love?

In 1 of Corinthians 13:4-8, the word gives us the definition of real love.

Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud. It does not dishonor others, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs. Love does not delight in evil but rejoices with the truth. It always protects, always trusts, always hopes, always perseveres.

As youth and adults, we are tested in different areas of our lives. When someone falls in love it’s a moment of overwhelming feelings. You are happy to be in the company of your beloved, to speak about everything and nothing at all. You want to get to know that person, the butterflies feelings start to be felt in your stomach when you think, see, or spend time together with that person. To be in love is to want to protect, honor, persevere, be patient, kind, humble towards the person that you are in love with. Of course, not everything is a color of rainbows; there will be moments when circumstances will make you do mistakes but overall love never fails to conquer the unconquerable. Amnon’s actions don’t speak much of love of but instead of an attraction that became an obsession towards his half-sister; verse 15 of chapter 13 gives us an insight of his feelings.

Then Amnon hated her with intense hatred. In fact, he hated her more than he had loved her. Amnon said to her, “Get up and get out!”

His reaction and action give testimony of his feelings towards his sister. His so-called “Love” became hatred after having committed the act. We have to learn to differentiate between love and obsession. Sometimes the first step towards a relationship starts with attraction, it could either develop to real love or could become something worse as an obsession. It’s almost as bad as the fans of famous artists that proclaim their love for their stars but a lot of times their actions contradict them; in the end, it became an obsession.

At the conference, we spoke about abstinence in saving ourselves for marriage also about purity. Being pure is not only from abstaining from sex outside of marriage but also your thoughts and emotions. Remember that from the “heart speaks the mouth. ” We might be abstaining from sinning with our body but we are sinning in our hearts and mind. We also spoke a little bit of sexual abuse and it’s side effects to the victims. I spoke of my testimony and how being a victim, completely changed my attitude but also almost took me to a path of change in sexual orientation. By God’s mercy, I am the Ana of today without any type of emotional crisis. When we let God work in our lives and let him actually guide us as he wants we will see the change within us and around us. Influences affected me a lot, however, God never let go of me in my moments of doubt, fear, rebellion, and depression.

What can I say, I had much fun at this conference and cannot wait for the male and female conference that will be held in a few months. Learning to wait in God and his promises, not to rush and actually letting him prepare us for the day that we will be wife or husband to the person he has for us.

P. S. God Bless, hope that everyone has a beautiful weekend. I will be writing the blog post of Called with a purpose this weekend, however, it will not be posted until later in the week as I want to go a little deeper in his story but also it will be my mother’s 50th birthday and we are celebrating it with confetti and food🤪😂😂, just kidding. But we will definitely celebrate it so I want to give her all my attention this weekend.

Giving Thanks 🙏🏼 / Ten Lepers

img_2159Yesterday night was prayer night at my church but before we went into praying; a brother from church brought a small word on the book of Luke about the ten men who had leprosy and Jesus healed them.

12 As he was going into a village, ten men who had leprosy met him. They stood at a distance 13 and called out in a loud voice, “Jesus, Master, have pity on us!”

This chapter in the book of Luke is pretty deep if we actually dwell a little deeper into the word. As the brother who was preaching yesterday was giving quite a few points about this chapter and the reactions of the men, all that God was speaking through him I was thinking and saying to myself this is so true.

Jesus met these ten lepers on his way to Jerusalem, but what caught my attention as the brother was reading was in verse 12; where it says that the men “stood a distance, and lifted up their voices.” As many of you know Jesus was followed everywhere he went by multitudes of people, it was pretty hard for him to walk the roads as everyone wanted to be healed by him. However, these men saw Jesus coming from a distance my question is; How could they have possibly seen him? Just imagining myself being there I cannot comprehend how these men were able to see Jesus from such a distance. Maybe it was the multitude that gave Jesus away or his garments or could it possibly be the way he walked.?

However, it was their faith that made it possible for them to see the Teacher walking by and them asking for mercy. They were not healed at that same spot where they had been waiting instead, they were walking to go to the priests as Jesus had commanded them to do and they were being cleaned. They believed that they would be and they were but out of the ten lepers only one after seeing that he was healed; came back and gave thanks to Jesus for the healing. This man was healed physically but also spiritually as you can see in verse 19,

then he said to him, “Rise and go; your faith has made you well.”

These ten men were all healed physically but only one of them was also healed spiritually. The one that returned back, his faith in Jesus believing that he was the son of God was that restored all of him. Sometimes we see healing happening in our life, it could be spiritually as well physically or emotionally but how many times do we stop to give thanks to God for the healing not only in the physical, emotionally or spiritually but in whole. I find fault within myself in this, as I have seen God work in different areas of my life and even though I am immensely grateful towards him; most of the time I forget to give daily thanks to him for all that he has done or is doing or will continue to do in my life.

This leper his faith plus his giving thanks to the savior restored him from who he was before he encountered Jesus. Are we being restored not just through faith but also thankfulness towards God?

P. S. Thanks for the prayers💕💕💕I been feeling a lot better since last time, unfortunately, I was not able to post my Called with a purpose blog post because being sick is no fun🙄😩😩 and I pretty much just wanted to sleep; however my next character in “Called with a Purpose” post will be our disciple Judas Iscariot but I want to dwell a little deeper in his story before posting it.  He is a character that needs to be scrutinized and I believe I might have to do two parts for him. Also, I have not forgotten about the recap of the girls’ conference I will be posting that tomorrow it will be scheduled tonight for tomorrow.

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News & Updates

Hi guys, I’m back today with a new post. Foremost I want to thank the ones that read my last blog post and had me in your prayers. As many of you know NC was hit with hurricane Florence and the trajectory that the hurricane had at the beginning my area was gonna be hit pretty bad. Unfortunately the hurricane only impacted most of coastal side so let’s continue to pray for the families that lost their home or family members in this Hurricane.

To be truthful I was pretty much at home; I even got a 5 day weekend. My job decided to close down because as I wrote on the top; the hurricane was going to impact us. I have a new post on the Called with a purpose series, which I will be uploading tomorrow; so come and check it out. But the news that I’m rejoicing over is that my second oldest brother who lives in my homeland country is coming to visit us in December. This visit is something that we have been waiting for, it has been 12 years since I last saw him face to face; God does have his perfect timing. I remember last year my mother receive a word of prophecy letting her know that all her children would be reunited; she believed but the situation looked impossible at first; my brother was working on a job that he had a contract on and secondly he did not feel as he would be given the Visa to come to the U.S.A.

He has been a missionary for a couple of years now, and that has also restricted his time in some aspects. To be more concise the time was never right. I’m really excited that he is coming over in December. This weekend I might be able to give you guys a new post as the girls from the youth ministry will be having a youth conference. The pastors and the leaders of the youth decided to speak to the youth about certain topics that are taboo within the church. Many of the youth have questions about topics such as dating, sex, identity crisis and much more. Not all are able to speak to their parents as the Latino community is more reserved than some but it’s something that we need to speak to our youth to grow closer to them.

We see so much damage to the youth and the bad choices that they make because parents do not get involved and the church either. It’s time to stop the world and enemy control the minds of many of the youth inside and outside of church but that will only happen when the church gets their hands dirty instead of maintaining that image of pristine white. I will have a summary of the topics and what type of questions the youth had and I might decide to take some pictures of the event; I’m still indecisive in that area. Well, that’s all my news and updates for right now; stay tuned for tomorrow’s post. Let’s not to forget to show love, compassion and most importantly mercy to those in need.

P.S. Truthfully thankful for all of you; thanks for following on this ride. I ask that you keep me in your prayers as I came down with very bad cold and been having a high fever and aching bones😷😷let me just say that when I get sick it’s just terrible. I seriously hope that it does not affect my health for too long but I’m declaring healing over my body🙏🏼🙏🏼Thanks!!Shalom🕊🕊🕊