DAY 16: Orar por decisiones sabias – Pray for wise decisions

Mark 14:61b-65 “Yes, I am.” OK, OK! I got it! If you remain in silence and say nothing you are guilty. And if you say something, you are guilty! The idea is that you are GUILTY, hear me, WE ARE GUILTY if someone do not like our dress code, our skin color; the way weContinue reading “DAY 16: Orar por decisiones sabias – Pray for wise decisions”

DAY 15: Pray for our children – Ora por nuestros hijos/hijas

Mark 14:56-59 “their statements did not agree” Only a twit, tweet words to obtain what we must. Being a witness requires that we check what we are saying, clarify and close the loop IF our goal is to bring unity and collaboration! Jesus said “You destroy and I will raise it up.” Physical buildings areContinue reading “DAY 15: Pray for our children – Ora por nuestros hijos/hijas”

DAY 14: Ora por los gobernantes – Pray for those in power

Mark 14:53,55 “…the scribes were assembled…for testimony…” Hum! It is always time to testify! It is always time to be a witness! But where? In front of your friends, in front of the church or in the middle of those that accused you of something you have not done! Jesus is our witness, he testifiesContinue reading “DAY 14: Ora por los gobernantes – Pray for those in power”

DAY 13: Pray for those entangle in the use of drugs – Ora por aquellos que usan drogas

Mark 14:43-44 “’…Rabbi’ and kiss him.” Sad, Sad, Sad! It is hard to understand how one can be part of the inner circle, identified as a person of trust and betray your friend “a cuchilla de palo.” I am reflecting in those covenanted relationships that we have formed, what happens when we no longer believe,Continue reading “DAY 13: Pray for those entangle in the use of drugs – Ora por aquellos que usan drogas”

DAY 12: Pray so we learn to forgive – Ora para que aprendamos a perdonar

Mark 14:37-41 “Are you still sleeping and taking your rest? Enough! The hour has come.” When Jesus needed his friends near and ready, they fall asleep. When this world needs us the most to be awake, to be ready, we fall asleep. “Basta!” It is no time to let our spirits take a break, theContinue reading “DAY 12: Pray so we learn to forgive – Ora para que aprendamos a perdonar”

DAY 11: Pray for emotional maturity – Ora por madurez emocional

John 18:1 and Mark 14:36 “They [Jesus and his disciples] entered the garden that was there.” “Not what I want, but what you want.” Here Jesus go, to pray at a garden, the place of the oil press, or what many know as the Garden of Gethsemane. For me this garden is where suffering happens,Continue reading “DAY 11: Pray for emotional maturity – Ora por madurez emocional”

Day 10: Ora por madurez espiritual – Pray for Spiritual Maturity

Mark 14:35-36 “Abba, […] take this cup of suffering away from me”(GW) Listen, this was not a cup of coffee or a cup of tea. This was a cup of pain, a cup of separation from the Holy, a cup that he accepted just for you and me; a costly cup. At such an injunction,Continue reading “Day 10: Ora por madurez espiritual – Pray for Spiritual Maturity”

DAY 9: Ora por los que te hicieron daño – Pray for those that hurt you

Mark 14:32-34 They went to a place called Gethsemane; and he said to his disciples, “Sit here while I pray.” He took with him Peter, and James and John, and began to be distress and agitated. And he said to them, “I am deeply grieved, even to death; remain here, and keep awake.” In timeContinue reading “DAY 9: Ora por los que te hicieron daño – Pray for those that hurt you”

Day 9: Ora por la iglesia – Pray for church

Luke 22:39 “He came out and went, as was his custom, to the Mount of Olives; and the disciples followed him” We are people of habit, we go and do those things that are familiar, that feel good, and make sense at the moment. When I read this passage, I was not expecting other thanContinue reading “Day 9: Ora por la iglesia – Pray for church”

Day 8: Ora por las personas ancianas – Pray for the elderly

Mark 14:26 “After they sang a hymn, they went to the Mount of Olives.:(GW) This was maybe at the end of the last supper, all still together. I imagine, great dinner, deep conversation, plans for the future, a lot of laughter and then reality… walk to Gethsemane. In my family when adversity comes, we singContinue reading “Day 8: Ora por las personas ancianas – Pray for the elderly”