Coach Rivera




What is a good father.

A good father is a man who first of all, loves the mother of his kids and is always there for her and their children. A good father, secondly is a father who is available for his children always.  A true father will teach his children morals of life. Will discipline him when necessary, so he won’t become a criminal in the future. Will provide him not only with money, but physically, spiritually and mentally needs. So at the end, when their children grow up, they will always love and honor their father. And they, the fathers, will know, they did a great job as a father. With that in mind, I want to say Happy Father’s Day to all of the father’s in the world. And I will like to thank my Heavenly Father for sending His only begotten son, Jesus Christ, to save the world. Thank you for providing everything I need, physically, mentally and spiritually, every day that goes by.

Thank you all for reading this blog. I pray you all make it to be successful in what you want to do in your life.


Life before Death

Many people avoid talking about death. It’s been on my mind lately. Not in a fearful manner. Nor am I depressed and want to die either. I lost my mom last year…she was 90 years old. I’m 49 and I think…Wow! She lived 41 years older than me. My dad died at the age of 53 when I was 15 years old. I wonder, will I live a few more years and die young like my dad, or will I live 40 years more like my mom…? I live each day as it comes not thinking of tomorrow. I don’t plan what I’m going to do next year. I do wish and pray that great things happen, but nobody knows the future. Only God. He is the only one who knows when my life on earth will end. I might even die tonight after publishing this blog. Or I might wake up tomorrow to go to work and chat with my friends and family again. Now, since I don’t know when will I die, I do wonder where my eternal life will continue. Does anyone else think about that? Or just me?

I look around, and I look at my friends, my family, everything that’s going around the world. How people are getting brainwashed with lies. How others are pursuing to gain more money. How others use drugs and alcohol to forget their suffering. But once it passes, they wake up in reality and see that nothing has changed. I’ve seen people being falsely accused and having to plead guilty just to be free and be able to stay away from those who accused him/her. I’ve seen how people say ridiculous things to their brothers and sisters, just to see their reactions, or to see if they fail and do wrong, instead of praying for them so they can be directed by God to the right direction. I have seen how the flesh gets so weak , it makes me feel so dirty before God, so unworthy, that it’s hard to fellowship and talk to the saints in church, who I know talk about me and maybe criticize my faults and decisions I make in my life. But, I don’t judge them. I just pray that they may learn to love, forgive, forget and accept me for who I am, just like God. Only God can judge us.

I learned to enjoy life. Be funny. Make others laugh and remember me as a happy man. I love to see everyone smile. All I ever wanted in my life was to have my own family. To see my babies grow up, go to school, go to college, get their own job, a car and buy their own home, so they can get married and have kids. I tried 3 times and struck out. I’ve been alone for 4 years and all I can say is, that even though I have made the same mistakes 3 times, I have learned a lot. I accepted my failures in life and I am trying to do right. Now, my goal is to be ready for when I die, I can wake up in Heaven. I really don’t want to wake up in Hell. Those places are real. And it’s for eternity. We’re here temporary. The way we live here, will be the way we will live in eternity. The beginning of wisdom is to fear God. Fear God and you will make it to Heaven. Do whatever you want or do the devil’s will and you are guaranteed to wake up in a bad horror movie, but worse, because it’s unending. Eternal. Read the Bible. Believe in Christ. It’s the only way. Don’t believe or rely nor depend on anybody. Depend on God. He is the only one who knows what you need and believe me, He always provides.

I may have struck out in my life. But I keep going. While I am alive. I will keep fighting. Trying to be the best I can be. I love when the Bible says: Love one another. It’s my motto. I nickname myself as The Legend. Because once you know me, you will never forget me. Think about your life. If you don’t believe in Heaven nor Hell, just think. What will happen when I die? Everything goes black and that’s it? Really? Ever since I was a little boy, I always felt there is a God who created us for a purpose. Ask Him. God! What is your purpose in my life? Do you want to be happy always? Do you want to feel joy always? Seek the kingdom of God and His righteousness and all these things will be added to you. It’s not easy. Because the evil one doesn’t want you to be happy nor make it to Heaven. So, what are you gonna do about it? What do you think about life and death now?

It doesn’t matter what you think! What matters is that you believe in The King of kings and Lord of lords to be saved. His name is Jesus Christ. He is the way, the truth and the life. And no one can see The Father but through Him. When you like this blog, you will be added to my prayers. May God bless you. Live your life, but put your life in God’s hands and you will be blessed and ready for your last day. OH! Before I forget. Christ is coming soon. We must be ready for that also. Because we don’t know when He’s coming, nor when we will die. Be ready. Be safe and be blessed.


Rousey vs Holly fight

I know it’s been a couple of weeks after Rousey’s lost against Holly. I just want to mention that in September, when they promoted this fight, I didn’t know really who was Holly. I really admire Ronda Rousey a lot. She’s a great fighter also. A real true champion. I have learned that when you humble yourself, you will be exalted and when you exalt yourself, you will be humbled. While everyone mentioned that Rousey’s the best ever, and she humbly accepted that, she was doing great. But when I saw her promo for this fight, and Rousey was saying she’s the best, I already knew what was coming for her…even though I saw that coming since September. I wish I would’ve blogged it to re-post the blog as proof that Holly would win.

How did I knew Holly would win? Well, like I said before, I never heard of Holly. So I began to search on Google and YouTube about her. When I saw her fighting style, her record, and everything else…I said, she’s gonna be the one to beat Ronda Rousey. But when I saw the fight, I didn’t expect Holly to escape various times from Ronda’s armbar. And I didn’t expect Holly to bust Ronda’s face and make her bleed. It was a tremendous fight. I believe that Ronda deserves a rematch. I hope she learned her lesson to stay humble. And I also hope to see her wrestling for the WWE. LOL.


Well, that’s all I wanted to say about that. I hope everyone enjoyed their Thanksgiving day.

Check the fight out on YouTube. Please like and leave your comments. I enjoy reading comments.




I really want to change things. But I don’t understand or know why, every time I decide to change for a better life…things and people from my past appear to make things worse instead of making it better. And as much as I try to fix it. It’s like quicksand. So now, I will pause in my life. Live each day as it comes. Good or bad, I will try to deal with one thing at a time. I wake up every morning wondering if it’s the last day of my life. Wondering if Christ will come as a thief in the night to take His church to Heaven. Wondering if my life can get any worse or any better. I do my errands, or I do my job when I go to work, or I spend time with my friends, trying to make them laugh and have a good time. Because that’s the way I am. I download apps to learn how to do things. I try to make everyone happy. I want everyone to remember me as a good man and not evil. I’m not perfect…I know that. But, I just want to be happy and make others smile and feel happy or glad they have me as a friend who can put a smile on their faces.

I have dealt with depression in the past…and sometimes it wants to come back and torment me. But so far so good I have overcome it, thanks to my God Almighty. Without Him I can do nothing and I am nothing. I feel bad when I fail Him. I am weak. But in Him I am strong. His Word says, It’s not by might nor by power, but by My Spirit says the Lord. So I must trust in His Word that I can do anything through Christ who strengthens me.

So…back to changes. I want my income to change and get better. I want my living situation to change and get better. I want my spiritual life to change and get better. I want to change and be better. All these changes I want, I put it in God’s hands through prayer, trusting that He will answer, and let His will be done.

Have a great weekend and I hope to read your comments soon. God bless you all.





When I say new beginning… I am thinking of changing everything that has not worked for me in the past and do things better. I can’t forget the past because I shouldn’t forget my mistakes or things that didn’t work for me. I’m gonna focus on what I am good at. I’m gonna allow God to control my life, if there’s anything that is not convenient in my life for me, I know that He will make a better way for me.

I know how I am. I know my strengths and weaknesses. I know that God permits things to happen for a reason and His purpose will be accomplished anyways. I’ve been so busy and unfocused, I even stopped blogging. But it’s a new beginning, to work hard for God and myself. It’s a new beginning to help others and love those who need love. It’s not about sex…it’s about really caring and focusing on others as we focus and love ourselves.

I sometimes don’t see what I do. But when I sit back and think of what I do all day everyday… I do a lot and there still things I wanted to do that couldn’t be done because of my limitations. But they’re on my list. I hope you all enjoyed my blog. Have a great month of October. God bless all those who read my blogs and checkout my links.

Be healthy now!



This is no lie, no promo. I have been working here and there trying to make extra money. I finally went to a meeting to see how I can make more money weekly. The meeting was Herbalife. Of course, I  felt a little down, because you have to buy the product and use it to make extra money. Almost a week after that meeting went by when I saw one of the distributors who owns his own Fitness/Nutrition Club. He invited me in and had me try the tea and the shake…but before trying it, I told him that this won’t work for me because I like to eat and I eat a lot. But he guaranteed me that I would be full once I finish drinking the shake. I laughed with unbelief. But I tried it. I was surprised how full I felt. The next morning, I went to his Club again and this time he gave me another flavor of shake…it tasted like ice cream, but I couldn’t guess the flavor…it was Cookies n’ Cream….OMG! I said, I can do this. I substituted my breakfast and dinner with the tea and shakes, I still had a regular lunch, or I ate until I was full. The week passed, I felt more energetic, but I didnt think I loss weight, because to me, I was still eating a lot and I would just walk like an hour a day.

After my first week went by, I weighed myself in the Club and I was so surprised I went from 198 lbs to 192 lbs in one week…6 lbls in one week…without exercising, just walking to work…40 to 50 minutes a day. I don’t feel sleepy like I use to…I would take a nap every single day. I would feel tired most of the day. I would get fatigued walking to work or up hills. Now I don’t. I feel half my age, like a 24 year old. I recommend everyone to use Herbalife. You will thank me. For real.

What is LOVE?

Hi…I’m back. And as you see, I titled this blog, “What is LOVE?” And I know many who have read my other blogs are thinking: Yeah, I know what you’re gonna say, God is love. Right? Of course God is love. In 1 John 4.16, it talks about how God is love and those who abides in love, abides in God and God in him…

But what I really want to say is, we all know how to love one another. Why can’t we do it more often? Children say love is when people are kind to one another and hug each other. Teens believe that love is when you help others. Adults think that love is sex. Love is not sex…sex is just to reproduce. Many confuse love with lust. When you love one another. You give without expecting to receive. You forgive, forget and move on. You help even your worst enemy. You see, Jesus lived as He was still in Heaven. Being there for others. Providing food, health and more without asking for anything in return, but to follow Him. God wants us to depend on Him totally. Because He loves us. But those who don’t want to approve that, God won’t help them, because He has given us all a free will. He has given us air to breathe, the sun for everyone, good or bad. All He wants us to do is thank Him and love Him above all and love our neighbors as we love ourselves.

When you are hurt by someone you love, it’s because you’re loving that person more than God. You are relying on someone to make you happy. When that is God’s job. He can make you happy. I say it, because I lived it. I use to love my wife and kids more than anything, more than God. When I lost them, I fell into depression. When I would see my kids in the weekends, it was like Heaven on Earth. But as soon as the weekend was over…I just wanted to die. But one day I realized, while reading The Bible. When Jesus says: If you love father, mother, son, daughter more than me, you are not worthy of me. (Matthew 10.37:) I cried, because I rather be worthy of Him than unworthy. I learned to love God. I learned that God is love. When you have God, you have His love to love others like yourself and not be obsessed with another person. I learned that my failures in life was not because of my ex, but because I wasn’t giving God priority in my life. So, if anyone hates me, it won’t affect me, because I know I love God and He loves me. I am able to love others now better, because I learned to love others like I love myself and not more than myself nor more than God.

God is love. He is our everything. With God, you don’t have to want anything else this world can offer. (Psalms 23.1;) He provides. He heals. He blesses those who follow Jesus. Because Jesus taught us to love even our enemies. And He did it on the cross when He said: Father, forgive them, for they don’t know what they are doing. (Luke 23.34;) Like I said earlier. We all know how to love one another. The reason it’s so hard for you to love those who hurt you is because you’re not loving God with all your might and loving your neighbor as you love yourself. And if you can’t forgive the offense of another, God the Father will not forgive your offenses. (Matthew 6.14;) Jesus wants us all to make it to Heaven. He doesn’t want to leave no one behind. But He can’t obligate anyone. He gave you a free will. He suffered and died for us, and resurrected so we can have access to Heaven through Him by believing in Him and following Him, obeying His Word, His commandments.

I want you to watch this awesome video I saw on YouTube, that proves that everyone knows how to love. But we all need God’s love. Watch and enjoy!

I just wanted to add…I have not been depressed since the beginning of 2014. I want to thank God for that and give Him all the glory and honor to Him. Even though my mom passed away on the month of November, I mourned for 3 weeks and God gave me strength to carry on. But I have never felt like hurting myself ever again.

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