Life Is Beautiful

By: Gabriela Yareliz The film Life is Beautiful by Roberto Benigni is a film about a father’s love to mask the horrors of the Holocaust into a sort of game for his son, where the winner will take home a military tank. One sees the father do all sorts of things to bring comedy andContinue reading “Life Is Beautiful”

True Love’s Kiss

By: Gabriela Yareliz True love’s kiss is not just a song by Amy Adams in the movie Enchanted. Though the movie is phenomenal. There is the jaded, divorced father, the young believing daughter and this wacky, innocent princess character that enters their lives. Spoiler alert, the opposites attract and fall in love. Ahh, what isContinue reading “True Love’s Kiss”

The Childhood

By: Gabriela Yareliz I walked into Claire’s to get a birthday gift for a beautiful, bright little girl who is special to me, and it took me on a ride down memory lane. I remember how much I loved Claire’s, as a kid. I liked it more than the Icing because the Icing had mostlyContinue reading “The Childhood”

Love Right Now

“Be authentic in the way you live life, talk to those who hurt you. Engage in honesty and love, open up and ask those in your life why they are distant. Life is short, it gets muddied by lies and fear. Be courageous enough to reach out to others, seek forgiveness and redemption in yourContinue reading “Love Right Now”

Practically Speaking

By: Gabriela Yareliz Today, our Bible study focused on the topic of holiness. Holiness is an important aspect and attribute of God, and it’s important for us to allow God to make us holy, if we really are to reflect who He is. All of us sitting around the circle with our Bibles and lessonContinue reading “Practically Speaking”

Come Walk With Me: Old San Juan, Part III

By: Gabriela Yareliz If you are a cat lover, you’ll enjoy wandering the Old San Juan. You will find these little guys in the most unexpected places. In the bed of a truck: Governor’s mansion, La Fortaleza:

Come Walk With Me: Old San Juan, Part II

By: Gabriela Yareliz These are some of my favorite views from our walks around San Juan. That cemetery left me in awe. We climbed up on the wall, in efforts to get closer to this incredible view: We started walking up the hill, toward the fort, and then we happened to look back. We allContinue reading “Come Walk With Me: Old San Juan, Part II”

Come Walk With Me: Old San Juan

By: Gabriela Yareliz Our first outing in the Old San Juan was lovely. The sun was bright, the sky was blue, and we got rained on a bit by an impromptu shower that lasted five minutes. The cathedral where Marc Anthony got married:

Come Walk With Me: Arecibo, Puerto Rico

By: Gabriela Yareliz This observatory is definitely a must-see for the beautiful view and for educational purposes. The ultimate stop for nerding out. Bring walking shoes, because you will burn off your breakfast on the hike up the hill. They have neat interactive games, videos and demos to explain how the observatory and outer spaceContinue reading “Come Walk With Me: Arecibo, Puerto Rico”