Since I was an itty bitty thing, I loved watching animal shows.  Back centuries ago there was a show, “Wild, Wild World of Animals ”.  The lions and the tigers were my absolute favorite, with the elephants a close second and everything else except for the reptiles were tied for third place!   I am…

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by Robin Alcala Great insights into the heart and nature of God can be found in Deuteronomy 30. From the deepest parts of His core, He is expressing this unfathomable reality. “Wherever you are in life, no matter how far you have wandered from Me, ignored or forgotten My guidelines and rule book for life.…

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by Robin Alcala If we don’t change, we don’t grow. If we don’t grow, we aren’t really living. We can’t grow if we just stay where we are. We can’t grow if we don’t change the way we think and act. In fact, changing our life is a continuous process. It never ends. The moment…

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by Robin Alcala And this happened… Elijah confronted Ahab. Any time you confront the control freaks, the bullies, the meanies, the evil people or evil things in your life, habits, issues and mindsets…things are going to happen. In 1 Kings 17, Elijah told Ahab, “It’s not going to rain unless I say otherwise.” You actually…

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by Robin Alcala With this historical and prophetic gift of covenant friendship and honor that was bestowed this week from our country to the country of Israel; we extended a gift of grace and blessing.  According to Genesis 12:3, we actually may have given ourselves a grand gift in return.  Gracious retribution is reflected in…

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by Robin Alcala Once upon a time it was announced that the devil was going out of business and would sell all his equipment to those who were willing to pay the price. On the big day of the sale, all his tools were attractively displayed. There were Envy, Jealousy, Hatred, Malice, Deceit, Sensuality, Pride,…

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by Robin Alcala Have you ever associated pain with prayer?  Have you ever been afraid to pray?  Has unanswered prayer left you disappointed at the very least, or being devastated at the very most? Doesn’t it appear like there are prayers that don’t seem to get past this side of heaven?  Sometimes when endeavoring to…

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by Robin Alcala In 1 Samuel, we find details regarding the life of King Saul, how he made comprises throughout his life. Unfortunately, Saul was more interested in looking right than actually doing right. The opinion of others mattered more to him than God’s opinion. When he first became king he had a more of…

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by Robin Alcala While I sit at my desk working, I just had flash before me; a dream I had back in the 1980’s.  I have not thought of this dream for many years.  Yet, I see and remember it in vivid detail, just as if I dreamed it this morning.  This dream was during…

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  by Robin Alcala What was one of your favorite childhood Christmas gifts that you received? My all-time favorite was when my Chrissy Prissy doll made her home in my heart. She was beautiful and her hair would grow as I pulled it! Now how fun is that? I get a Santa belly laugh when…

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