My life escalates, quickly. It’s bizarre. Who needs a movie script or book when you have real life? Haha. NOTHING beats real life. It leaves me mind-blown, every time. Is everything as it should be?  Providence plays little games, and God and the Universe He created have a fantastic and ironic sense of humor. OurContinue reading “Watches”

La Sagrada Familia

By: Gabriela Yareliz Every day, I praise God for having these awesome people in my life. My family. Family is, by far, one of the most sacred gifts. This post seeks to celebrate the ones who see me at my worst and still love me (it’s no joke); the ones who pray for me; theContinue reading “La Sagrada Familia”


Gabriela Yareliz By: Gabriela Yareliz We thought autumn would be eternal in these parts, or at least we hoped it would be. Storm Jonas said, “Nah.” Autumn treated us well. Mild temperatures and pretty colors. I love this photo. Oh, how I love the moon! The storm ended up being a lot more impressive thanContinue reading “#StormJonas”

Reflections Before Bedtime #67

God did something amazing for a woman today, and I got to be the lucky one to break the good news. When I gave her the good news, she started crying. Sobs of gratitude. I was so moved by this. How many times do we look around and get overwhelmed by all that we have?Continue reading “Reflections Before Bedtime #67”

Happy Week: January 24, 2016

By: Gabriela Yareliz We are thawing out, my people. The blizzard left us magnificent heaps of white glittery snow. I took a walk around my neighborhood today. Children were making bank. Adolescents were running around with shovels helping neighbors resurrect their cars. Neighbors would then hand them bundles of cash after a job well-done (meaningContinue reading “Happy Week: January 24, 2016”

Blizzard Update

By: Gabriela Yareliz 9:26 a.m.: Here I am, at home, on Sabbath, in a pink Minnie Mouse onesie and with Amal Clooney hair. Seriously. Yesterday, I let my abuela’s concern (and perhaps slight paranoia) about the weather get to me, and I bought water, snacks and candles that smell like “Cashmere Woods,” whatever that means.Continue reading “Blizzard Update”