By: Gabriela Yareliz The United States is known for its entrepreneurial spirit. This idea of taking risks to build or expand something, even if the outcome is uncertain. Name a country that has more group or multi-level marketing businesses than the U.S. of A. By this, I mean companies like Mary Kay, Avon (both sellContinue reading “American Wealth: Cowboys & Tupperware”
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A Society of Cowards
By: Gabriela Yareliz A society of cowards. Perhaps most of the ills in society can be traced back to a spiritual crisis in which we have eliminated God and have placed ourselves alone on the universe’s stage. And then, in the midst of the anarchy, we grow afraid. We live in a society that cravesContinue reading “A Society of Cowards”
By: Gabriela Yareliz I loved reading about when Sally Field went to Cannes, in her book In Pieces. She talks about how she was dating Burt Reynolds (yes, the Burt Reynolds) and was sort of lost in that relationship. She was invited to Cannes because a film she had starred in, Norma, had been acceptedContinue reading “Palme D’Or”
Il faut oser!
By: Gabriela Yareliz We tend to tiptoe around things. If we don’t stomp or get all trippy, there’s less of a chance we will trip in our rubber sandals and smash our toes against the floor (true story). If we don’t wear the lipstick under the mask, we won’t get it all over our teeth,Continue reading “Il faut oser!”
Monday Inspiration: December 1, 2014
[Edited after spotting typos that gave me a mini heart attack] By: Gabriela Yareliz HAPPY MONDAY! HAPPY DECEMBER! It’s the last month of 2014. Let’s make it special and different from the rest. Life is exciting; like walking into Cracker Barrel exciting (don’t you just love the little shop part?). The days are crunched together: classes,Continue reading “Monday Inspiration: December 1, 2014”
Ben Bradlee: The Man Who Dared
By: Gabriela Yareliz This post is in honor of Benjamin C. Bradlee, who passed away on October 21, 2014. He is known for being the editor of the Washington Post during the Watergate political scandal. The word often used to describe him is: LEGENDARY. He stood for honesty, accuracy, timeliness and boldness. No fear.
Changing the hand of God
Recounted conversation by: Gabriela Yareliz The hand of God is one that cannot be hindered. In ways that is very comforting. His plan will happen; God does not lie. In a moment of faltering faith, I expressed the opinion that what will happen will happen, could I really change the future? My mother then remindedContinue reading “Changing the hand of God”