Choose Life

“We are impacted by the choices of the people who came before us; we are impacted by the choices our parents made, in fact, there’s some things about who you are that you are that because someone chose that for themselves, and they passed it on to you— and a lot of times, it’s theContinue reading “Choose Life”

An August Photo Diary

By: Gabriela Yareliz Hello, friends. Here we are. At the end of another month. It has been one of a lot of growth for me, I feel. One of those months where you feel the way gum looks when you lift up your shoe, and it is stretched into little strings. Expanded. Here are someContinue reading “An August Photo Diary”

Delilah #LoveSomeone

By: Gabriela Yareliz Delilah. She loves people’s stories, and so do I. Stories are my drug, and she is my enabler. It has always been like that. She gives sage advice, and sometimes, just a listening ear who comforts. For those of you who have been reading my writing for years, you have seen herContinue reading “Delilah #LoveSomeone”

On Hold

By: Gabriela Yareliz I just walked by a hot, steamy pile of trash this morning. If there is a perfect way to start a New York Monday, that’s it. On the bright side, I barely missed a pigeon dropping, right in front of me, and the train pulled right into the station, when I walkedContinue reading “On Hold”

What do you see?

By: Gabriela Yareliz I was sitting in court when a court staff member sat beside me. He asked me how my weekend had gone, and told me that now that I am young, I should make sure each weekend is the best weekend I ever had. I smiled politely, taking a break from my NewContinue reading “What do you see?”

This Month’s Picks: April 2015

By: Gabriela Yareliz This month has been a whirlwind. A fulfillment of many things awaited. I can say that things did not happen the way I anticipated, but better; and not by my doing, but God in His infinite mercy orchestrates amazing things in our lives. I am so blessed. God has acted in myContinue reading “This Month’s Picks: April 2015”

Last Registration

By: Gabriela Yareliz Today, we 3Ls registered for our last set of law school classes. (I am so excited!) Graduation is gettin’ real, quick. Many of us don’t know what lies ahead, and some things may seem like detours or things that weren’t in our plans… “When God is getting ready to move you, in orderContinue reading “Last Registration”

When I fell in love with William

By: Gabriela Yareliz People leave different things behind after they die. Some leave furniture and clothes; some leave heartache; some leave a life of service; some leave money; some leave anger. After a life of service and love, I think one of the greatest things a person can leave behind are words– words that inspire;Continue reading “When I fell in love with William”

You ready to take the call?

By: Gabriela Yareliz Chetan Bhagat’s book called One Night @ the Call Center is about the night they got a phone call from God at the call center. I can’t give you details. I am not that far along, but it seems this call changes the man’s life and his decisions are affected. It madeContinue reading “You ready to take the call?”