Bringing Christ into Christmas: why I’m celebrating Advent

’ve never celebrated Advent. At least not intentionally. My family was raised mostly at a Pentecostal church in Puerto Rico. The word Advent was nowhere near my panorama. We obviously celebrated Christmas season while hearing about the nativity, participating in Christmas plays, and singing Christmas songs but nothing that we did continuously during the Christmas season. I think that, as Christianize as we may be, most of us associate Christmas more with gifts, parties and family time.Continue reading Bringing Christ into Christmas: why I’m celebrating Advent

Why I don’t use “blessed” in my captions or hashtags

The word “blessed” has been very popular over the past years. You can see it now widely used to describe people’s accomplishments, possessions, or relationships. It seems that the overall message is that being blessed means having something or someone. We have fallen into such an individualistic and self-focused gospel that we decide to beContinue reading Why I don’t use “blessed” in my captions or hashtags

Rebuilding Altars {Why Getting closer should fallow my failures}

“Let us then with confidence draw near to the throne of grace, that we may receive mercy and find grace to help in time of need.” Hebrews 4:16 There are many people who turn away from God after failing. They feel too ashamed, christianity feels too hard for them or they fear they won’t beContinue reading Rebuilding Altars {Why Getting closer should fallow my failures}