“The Lord is at hand; do not be anxious about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God. And the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.”- Philippians 4:5-7 I wish everyone was healed … Continue reading When Healing Doesn’t Come
On my Facebook page, Bobby Benavides, I asked the question, "In an age of busyness and crazy schedules, what are ways you relax?" We all have our calendars filled with important events and meetings. We have our google calendars linked to our phones in order to keep ourselves linked to our schedules. Some people even have … Continue reading Some Relaxing Thoughts
As many have been watching, the attack on the church in Texas has rocked the nation...again. From Orlando to Vegas to Texas, we are watching darkness aim to overtake our light. The two-sides want to point fingers. They want to say how the other side is so wrong and how things need to change. They … Continue reading The World Is Dark, But We Can Shine Brighter
When you are speaking truth into someone's life and they don't want to hear it, you need to step away. It doesn't mean you drop them forever, nor does it mean you stop being there when they reach out.
People who have been hurt will take part in hurting others, that is not a new concept, yet many have not worked towards healing the pain.
I have been silent on writing my blog for a bit. My wife and I are expecting our third child any day now! So, I am taking some time off from writing my blog to be ready, and awake, when she goes into labor. I normally do my blog writing 10pm-12am so, I need sleep … Continue reading Taking a Break…for a few weeks
Your money matters to God, not because He doesn't want you to have things, but because He doesn't want your things to have you.
The disciples were expected to ask questions and step into the lives of the least and lost, on purpose!
For many of us, we have our schedule packed full. We have our lives so stuffed with bags and we keep trying to find ways to fit one more thing in the compartment. We are overloaded, but we think we can add more.
By the grace of God I have been lifted up out of my spiritual death. I have learned from my mistakes and the hurt I held on to. Through all of that I have grown to know, God will shine through the mess.