By: Gabriela Yareliz Recently, my fiancé (yes– you read that right!) and I were driving back from a farm outside of the city. Taconic State Parkway, y’all. Unwillingly crawling our way back into Gotham City. It was late, and it’s a dark highway. The only thing illuminating those narrow, dark winding roads was the occasionalContinue reading “Carried Home”
By: Gabriela Yareliz “Deep down we all know that freedom is a choice, yet so many of us don’t feel that truth.” Beth Kempton, Freedom Seeker: Live More. Worry Less. Do What You Love. This season is made for reflection. As the year 2020 was ending yesterday, I saw an overview of the year thatContinue reading “Freedom”
By: Gabriela Yareliz Semana Santa (Holy Week) begins. Easter weekend is coming. Easter and Passover always reminds me that God can do and does the impossible. It’s a reminder of His crazy love for us; a reminder that redemption has been completed; a reminder to rest in His provision and leading. I haven’t been resting much, literally, (IContinue reading “Sunday Girl: March 20, 2016”
By: Gabriela Yareliz History books are filled with what’s important to us. Our victories, our battles, and everything in between. In the book, bad and good make it in. In it, we find things that hurt us; things that surprised us; things we couldn’t control; things we provoked. History books hold our story; half writtenContinue reading “The Present”
By: Gabriela Yareliz Camp meeting (n): An event at which churches from a certain area get together, usually once a year, for a spiritual retreat and fellowship. The concept and practice originated in England and Scotland. Camp meeting is always a fun time of the year. It always has been. I have good memories ofContinue reading “Camp Meeting”
By: Gabriela Yareliz Atticus Finch, from To Kill a Mockingbird, makes my heart beat faster. Ultimate courage award. Oh, to be a lawyer like him!
By: Gabriela Yareliz What do I miss the most about Florida? Other than my family, the answer would be sunshine. That feeling of the warmth on your skin—that to me is priceless. Now, as we begin 2013, I hope we will choose to have an eternal perspective. In other words, a perspective that revolves aroundContinue reading “An Eternal Perspective”