Category Archives: Life Happens! Thought's About Daily Stuff

These are posts that involve the thoughts of Al Soto on a variety of topics!

Rising Up to Call My Mother, Nancy Mathis- Blessed!

                        The past few weeks has been an emotional roller-coaster! It is a little over a week ago that my mother went into the hospital being treated for a pneumonia … Continue reading

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WE ARE REALLY WEALTHY!: I Corinthians 1:5-6

          “…that in everything you were enriched in Him, in all speech and all knowledge, even as the testimony concerning Christ was confirmed in you.” I Corinthians 1:5-6, NASB   The Apostle Paul like many of … Continue reading

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The Breadth of Prayer: Ephesians 6:18

                The Apostle Paul in this verse is expanding our perspective to prayer. The phrase that translates in the New International Version, “on all occasions” comes from the Greek word “panti” which is … Continue reading

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Spirituality and our Body!

                              (Painting:The Temple of His Body © Jan L. Richardson) I had the opportunity to go on a Spiritual Retreat at the Mercy Center which is … Continue reading

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Welcome the Word into Your Life!

Colossians 3:16, NASB Have you ever stayed as a guest in a home where the people made you feel very unwelcome and unwanted? I have have and it is an awkward and uncomfortable feeling. The Apostle Paul states that we … Continue reading

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Speaking the Truth in Love to those Who Stumble!

              One of the most difficult questions that any person serving in leadership wrestles with is how does one respond to believers who continue to practice sin? If you are a person who is … Continue reading

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Grandpa Moment: Challenging Exegesis From the Lego Bible!

              I have been reading the through the Old Testament with my five year old grandson, Josiah Soto, and we came across an interesting moment tonight. We are reading about the story of Noah … Continue reading

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“Doing Our Dance!” Daily Office: July 9, 2015

    For many Protestants the understanding of God being Trinity is an exercise of intellectual assent without really investigating what does it mean to our Mission on planet earth as the Church. There are two tendencies that historically we … Continue reading

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Daily Office: “Getting Free From Preferences and Politics”- June 29, 2015

          “Every day God invites us on the same kind of adventure. It’s not a trip where He sends us a rigid itinerary, He simply invites us. God asks what it is He’s made us to … Continue reading

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Daily Office: “Real Maturity Serves Others!” June 28, 2015

      Biblical Maturity is never defined in the Bible as an Arrogant “Know it All” Mindset. Matter of fact, the Apostle Paul functionally defines it not as the amount of knowledge one has attained but rather how one … Continue reading

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