Mid-week Soul Food

By: Gabriela Yareliz Happy Three Kings Day (January 6th is Día de Reyes). Two thousand sixteen is on a roll. Anne Hathaway announced her pregnancy. (Yes, Princess Mia Thermopolis is pregnant. Shut up!) Garance Doré is in Mexico. She just announced that her boyfriend popped the question, and she said yesssss! Wedding bells! And ZinedineContinue reading “Mid-week Soul Food”

Happy Week: November 8, 2015

By: Gabriela Yareliz A new week begins, again.The pharmacy looks like a Christmas wonderland. I was walking through Little Italy, and there are already ‘Merry Christmas’ light banners shimmering in the night above the streets. Still no sign of eggnog, anywhere. This is frustrating, but anyway… This weekend was a good weekend. I saw oldContinue reading “Happy Week: November 8, 2015”

This Month’s Picks: June 2015

“I have only one hope in life and that is to be used by God. The more highly we think of ourselves and our abilities and our talents, the less God can use us. I pray that God might humble me so that I understand that I am just an instrument in His hands.” A.Continue reading “This Month’s Picks: June 2015”

Monday Inspiration: June 8, 2015

“Stop planting flowers in people’s yards who aren’t going to water them.” Unknown By: Gabriela Yareliz So much has happened. Life continues to change in delightful ways. Nostalgia grips; beginnings commence; and other things end. Moments of transition are so bittersweet. Regardless, moving forward is always something positive no matter how huge the growing curveContinue reading “Monday Inspiration: June 8, 2015”

Friday Glee: April 17, 2015

“He will provide the way and the means, such as you could never have imagined. Leave it all to Him, let go of yourself, lose yourself on the Cross, and you will find yourself entirely.” Saint Catherine of Siena By: Gabriela Yareliz It was one of those days. I slept through all of my alarmsContinue reading “Friday Glee: April 17, 2015”

Monday Inspiration: March 9, 2015

By: Gabriela Yareliz Happy Monday! Yesterday, we hit a high of 50F degrees. Yes. Spring is blowing us kisses. It’s in the neighborhood, stuck in traffic and not quite here yet (but on its way). Let’s accomplish a lot this week! May it be a week of many accomplishments, simplicity and peace. Let’s keep walking, forward–alwaysContinue reading “Monday Inspiration: March 9, 2015”

When Oddity and Loneliness Hold Hands

By: Gabriela Yareliz Let’s talk loneliness. Being alone can feel maddening at times. Why do you think people in solitary confinement end up with serious problems? New York City can sometimes feel like the loneliest place in the world. Sometimes, it is pointless to escape the white walls and fluorescent lamps of your studio forContinue reading “When Oddity and Loneliness Hold Hands”

A.W. Tozer

Compiled by: Gabriela Yareliz “A man by his sin may waste himself, which is to waste that which on earth is most like God. This is man’s greatest tragedy and God’s heaviest grief.”    ―  A.W. Tozer “No man should desire to be happy who is not at the same time holy. He should spend his effortsContinue reading “A.W. Tozer”