Monday Inspiration: December 28, 2015


By: Gabriela Yareliz

A new week. New opportunities to be who we want to be. Every choice, every minute, every word, every gesture. Fresh, clean slate.

Recently, I have been enthralled with the beautiful nature I have witnessed. I saw clear skies, at times there were clouds that looked painted in, a glowing sun, a moon with a halo around it, flowers in full bloom– amazing stuff. All so inspiring.

God doesn’t just make things; He makes masterpieces.

The new year is coming this week. I am so excited. It’s fantastic to reflect on all that has been lived and realize that even more amazing times are coming. It’s amazing to reflect on all the pain endured and know that you are that much stronger.

There will be some hard work, some rest, some risks, some assurance, some tears, some laughter, some heartbreak, some love, and we will be filled with the fullness that is life when we pick up of the presence of God that is always near the heart that seeks it.

This week, I am wishing you: delicate beauty, walks at noon under a warm sun (even if it’s just a ten minute break), yummy food, deep rest, intoxicatingly good conversation and a bond with someone so special that the love you have for him or her makes you grow, and it inspires you to be extraordinary. 


“One of the hardest things you will ever have to do, my dear, is to grieve the loss of a person who is still alive.”

My father’s advice #1 (via northern-proper)


“If you hesitate between me and another person, don’t choose me.”

(via bl-ossomed)


“You belong among the wildflowers. You belong in a boat out at sea. You belong with your love on your arm. You belong somewhere you feel free.” Tom Petty


“I will find you. No matter how long it takes, no matter how far–I will find you.” Nathaniel to Cora in The Last of the Mohicans


“Even to see her walk across the room is a liberal education.” C.S. Lewis

“Romance is the deepest thing in life. It is even deeper than reality.” G.K. Chesterton


“I have loved you with an everlasting love.” God (Jeremiah 31:3)


[Images from Tumblr]

Published by Gabriela Yareliz

Gabriela is a writer, editor and attorney. She loves the art of storytelling, and she is based in NYC.

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