Feeling Grateful After the Storm: ¡Puerto Rico se Levanta!


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Feeling grateful to God for protecting my family in Puerto Rico, for Mayor Bill De Blasio, for Governor Andrew Cuomo, I can’t disagree more with these guys politically, but I will be eternally grateful for the love they have shown to Puerto Rico providing equipment, people, and resources. I am grateful to the Mayor of my hometown Guánica, Santos Seda (Papichi) for your faith in God and leadership. I am very proud of the Governor of Puerto Rico Ricardo Rosselló for your focus, compassion, and unquestionable leadership during the greatest crisis Puerto Rico have ever faced in nearly 100 years. Last but not least, I thank God for President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence for an unbelievable display of effectiveness and unquestionable support for Puerto Rico. Many are accusing Trump and his administration of not helping and even ignoring my island… that is absolutely false; before the storm even hit Trump was already releasing much needed aid to the island and cutting through the bureaucracy that eats up so much time. This information is coming from the mouth of our own governor. In conclusion, I know that, as always, people use situations like this to further the agenda of evil, but I am so grateful for the heart of my people, for family, for those who are helping one another and for those confessing with unshakable faith… that ¡Puerto Rico se levanta!

Author: angelcasiano

An independent thinker with a profound call to see the orthodoxy of the church and passion for Christ manifesting together. Angel was born in Brooklyn, New York in April of 1968, he was raised on the beautiful island of Puerto Rico where he earned his B.S. degree in Sociology with a minor in Education from the Inter American University in San Germán in 1991. That same year he moved to Jacksonville, Florida. After working construction jobs for a year and learning the English language, his first job working with foster-care children in the capacity of youth care worker was with Jacksonville Youth Sanctuary in September of 1992. With JYS he was promoted several times as group home supervisor, legal caseworker, and program director. While in Jacksonville, Angel studied a couple of martial arts styles. After earning his black belt, he became the founder of Good Fight Ministries as he used martial arts as an instrument to preach the gospel. In 2004 Angel was selected Martial Arts Instructor of the Year for the State of Florida and in 2005 Angel was inducted in the USA Martial Arts Hall of Fame where he also received the Christian Spirit Award. In July of 2005 Angel accepted his call to pastor a bilingual church in Winton, NC where he served for a couple of years. Five months later he lost his first wife to cancer in December of that same year. This initiated a deep valley of suffering in his life, a mountain of costly mistakes and the embracing of lifestyles of sin that are well documented through this blog. In August of 2012 Angel moved to Fairbanks Alaska with his wife Rayette Casiano and six children who are now adults. In Alaska, Angel continued his social work-related career and his ministry of preaching, teaching and writing. Angel is the author of two books, Hope for the divorcee: Forgiving and Moving Forward and 7 Banderas de Esperanza: La Bendición de Yokdzonot. In January 8th of 2020 Angel and his wife moved to Arizona.

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