Tuesday Badinage: September 29, 2015

“Little boy, if you tell me something God can do, I will give you this shiny apple,” a Bible teacher said to his best student. “Sir, if you can tell me something God can’t do, I will give you a whole barrel of apples,” the boy said. (Paraphrase from Dr. Tony Evans). “Obedience precedes blessings.”Continue reading “Tuesday Badinage: September 29, 2015”

Monday Inspiration: September 28, 2015

By: Gabriela Yareliz Hello my fellow Monday survivors! I hope today was a day of much accomplished. Mondays are so tough, sometimes. We are still jetlagged from the weekend, and it’s full speed ahead. I hope Monday gave you something to smile about. I also hope you conquer the week like a star. This week,Continue reading “Monday Inspiration: September 28, 2015”

Reflections Before Bedtime #41

By: Gabriela Yareliz “I am poor, but if I see eggnog, I will buy some.” It’s night. There is a full moon covered in a frosting made of fog. My limbs are aching after an extremely long and delightful walk. Today was beautiful. Walking is like a drug for me. It was a great dayContinue reading “Reflections Before Bedtime #41”

Friday Glee: September 25, 2015

By: Gabriela Yareliz I rode the train with a precocious child. He kept asking a bunch of questions, like which trains arrived at what station, and why certain tracks were higher than others. He was probably five years old. Then, when he arrived at his stop, he reached over and grabbed his mom’s hand andContinue reading “Friday Glee: September 25, 2015”

Reflections Before Bedtime #40

Compiled by: Gabriela Yareliz “Serenity is the immense sweetness of no longer expecting anything, just walking, just moving on.” Frédéric Gross, A Philosophy of Walking, 146. “The inescapable thing about walking is that once started, one is forced to arrive. There is no other way, one has to progress. And at the end of theContinue reading “Reflections Before Bedtime #40”

Monday Inspiration: September 21, 2015

By: Gabriela Yareliz As I am writing this, it is still dark outside. I can see the bridge lights twinkling. My hair is wet and curling into an untamable mess. This week, two of my dear friends turned a year older, Liz and Feliz. It’s crazy when you start calculating time, and you realize howContinue reading “Monday Inspiration: September 21, 2015”

Knowing Your Commitment

By: Gabriela Yareliz Oftentimes, when we think of (Simon) Peter, we think of the things he said to Jesus. Jesus once told him, “Simon, Simon, behold, Satan has demanded permission to sift you like wheat; but I have prayed for you, that your faith may not fail; and you, when once you have turned again,Continue reading “Knowing Your Commitment”