By: Gabriela Yareliz Sometimes, we don’t perceive exactly when life, as we know it, changes. We know an alteration after-the-fact though, because we feel that something inside of us has changed. Something we can’t explain; we can only live it out.
By: Gabriela Yareliz It’s a tradition, I guess, that frustrated and relieved law graduates take a trip after graduation and after taking the bar exam. Many go; whether broke, well off, employed, unemployed– August is jet-set time. I got lucky that I got a special gift from above (after all, the Bible says all goodContinue reading “Bar Trip”
By: Gabriela Yareliz I was reading the account of the ten lepers who called out to Jesus for healing in Luke 17:11-19. Instead of healing them, there, right on the spot (as we would expect), Jesus told them to go show themselves to the priest (who was the person who deemed people clean or uncleanContinue reading “Like the Leper”
This week, be unstoppable.
By: Gabriela Yareliz Sometimes, when we are making an important decision, we sit and weigh our options. I do this a lot. In the light of the current decision I must make, Moses came to mind. Hebrews 11:23-29English Standard Version (ESV) 23 By faith Moses, when he was born, was hidden for three months by his parents,Continue reading “Reflections Before Bedtime #35”
By: Gabriela Yareliz I was standing on the street waiting. I was waiting for the real estate agents who were supposed to meet me at that particular apartment. It was the day right after the traumatic two-day bar exam marathon. As I waited on the hot, sunny sidewalk, I observed the rundown but bursting atContinue reading “How the Sequel Began: Part II”
By: Gabriela Yareliz I was sitting on the train, looking out at the dark, graffiti-filled tunnels it goes through. The dark tunnels reminded me of how, oftentimes, in life, when we want to go somewhere, we end up having to travel dark, dark tunnels. Strangely, even in the darkness, there is art and all kindsContinue reading “Dark Tunnels”
Por: Gabriela Yareliz Se acabaron los días de niña. Ahora, ha llegado el tiempo de convertirse en una dama. Ya no mirar a lo que no se tiene, ni un vistazo. Ahora, es tiempo de hacer maravillas con lo que sí se tiene. La inseguridad al mismísimo infierno, y ahora a caminar con la confianzaContinue reading “La Secuela Comienza”
By: Gabriela Yareliz It was a time of war. The 1940s were filled with brave women who dressed with modesty and femininity. [Photos from period dramas Malèna and El Tiempo Entre Costuras]
All quotes by Shauna Niequist Life sneaks up on us every once in a while and gives us something we didn’t ever know we wanted, and lights within us a love we didn’t even know existed. Shauna Niequist, Cold Tangerines: Celebrating the Extraordinary Nature of Everyday Life Everything is interim.Continue reading “An Evening with Shauna Niequist”