Thoughts on Grace

By: Gabriela Yareliz As people who have had their fair share of disappointments or hurts, we often reflect and then adopt an attitude that says, “I shall not be fooled again.” Most people see it as a virtue to expect the worst from people. (Especially in places that just drag the cynicism out of youContinue reading “Thoughts on Grace”

An Octobery October

[Photo by Betty Binon of Stems and Forks] By: Gabriela Yareliz Happy October! It’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month. It’s super important to keep educating ourselves on these issues and monitoring our own health. (This goes for men and women). I wanted to link this article on 8 Common Breast Cancer Myths That Need To BeContinue reading “An Octobery October”

Saying This Once

By: Gabriela Yareliz As my friend Milica used to say, “I AM ONLY GOING TO SAY THIS ONCE,” so listen up: Today is yours. No more wasted emotions, thoughts and words. You are more powerful than you think, and it’s time to acknowledge that. Be emboldened. Step out of the box you were put in.Continue reading “Saying This Once”

Sunday Girl: April 23, 2017

[Image from Tumblr] By: Gabriela Yareliz A happy Sunday morning to you! French election, round one, kicks off. I need to find a minute today and whip out some stationery and write to Madame about our election concerns. I think I will wait until I see who dominated in this premier tour. Participation is atContinue reading “Sunday Girl: April 23, 2017”

Per Dimenticare

[Per Dimenticare= Italian for: [In Order] to Forget You] By: Gabriela Yareliz It has been a happy set of months, where I have been watching friends’ wedding videos, attending weddings and finding out about new life chapters beginning. It has filled me with so much happiness for those friends; those I love so much. In theContinue reading “Per Dimenticare”

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”

Cinderella, My Soul Sister

By: Gabriela Yareliz Life can be slightly upsetting, euphoric, complicated and interesting. I was glancing at my iPad screen. I added the Bar review app, and all the little icons moved around. Everything is slightly different. It’s interesting how something small can be something big; and how this small-big thing can change everything, even ifContinue reading “Cinderella, My Soul Sister”

Reflections Before Bedtime #11

“But as for me, my prayer is to you, O Lord. At an acceptable time, O God, in the abundance of your steadfast love answer me in your saving faithfulness.” Psalm 69:13 (From day 38 of my 90-day challenge) By: Gabriela Yareliz In about eight weeks, life is going to feel like I am jumping off ofContinue reading “Reflections Before Bedtime #11”

Unpacking

By: Gabriela Yareliz In life, some of us travel light, others of us have more to carry. Sometimes, we make many stops in different destinations, and we don’t have the time to unpack. If you don’t have time to completely unpack, then you haven’t reached your ultimate destination, yet. It means you will go far.Continue reading “Unpacking”