Round with Mystery

By: Gabriela Yareliz We don’t always have things figured out before we start. Sometimes, all we have is a question. Beth Kempton talks about this in her summer writing course. I get that, and yet, we often foolishly want to have things figured out, a map charted, a path paved. We like neat little thingsContinue reading “Round with Mystery”

Acknowledging The Blanks

By: Gabriela Yareliz It was a dark week on the news. I am not here to talk about suicide or anxiety and depression. (While these are important discussions). I am not here to talk about the talented people we lost this week. I am not here to talk about any of that. I am hereContinue reading “Acknowledging The Blanks”

Heavenly Interviews

By: Gabriela Yareliz Those of you who have been reading for years may remember my journalism studies days. (An old  comical blog post is linked for your enjoyment). I would wander around trying to find a quiet place to interview people. One recent Sabbath afternoon, my friends and I were talking about what heaven wouldContinue reading “Heavenly Interviews”

Monday Inspiration: October 20, 2014

  By: Gabriela Yareliz Happy Monday to all. Enjoy this week as October is in all of its fullness because next week is the last week of this fantastic, action-packed little month. It’s chilly out, skin starts feeling different (extra-moisture lotion!) and lip balm is needed. Autumn is in the middle of its parade, the sky is dimmingContinue reading “Monday Inspiration: October 20, 2014”

Today’s Dose of Inspiration: Sept. 3, 2014

By: Gabriela Yareliz Woke up at the crack of dawn; I had to drink three cups of water to get one horse-pill multi-vitamin down; today will be a long day filled with classes– the struggle is real. After waking up early and getting some stuff done, I thought, I can go to bed and sleepContinue reading “Today’s Dose of Inspiration: Sept. 3, 2014”

It’s all in the family

By: Gabriela Yareliz Recently, I was walking in front of a stair case when I saw her. She was intensely familiar but at the same time very different. She had a phone in her hand. She was animatedly talking to someone. A look of confusion flashed on her face, and then, she spotted me. AContinue reading “It’s all in the family”

This Week’s Picks: July 28, 2013

By: Gabriela Yareliz This week, I celebrated a wedding, and I am also mourning the death of my favorite radio broadcaster, Kidd Kraddick. I feel like I grew a couple of inches in character this weekend. I hope that this week, you see all of the opportunities and blessings sent your way. Please keep theContinue reading “This Week’s Picks: July 28, 2013”