The power of a dream

By: Gabriela Yareliz Thank you Martin Luther King Jr. for dreaming. Thank you activists for marching. Thank you minorities for boycotting. Thank you God creating us for equal. I am happy to join with you today in what will go down in history as the greatest demonstration for freedom in the history of our nation.Continue reading “The power of a dream”

Amazing Grace

By: Ellen G. White “Pride of the heart is always associated with ignorance of God. It is the light of God that discovers our darkness and destitution.” – Review and Herald, Feb. 9, 1897 “We are called by Christ to come out from the world and to be separate. We are called to live holyContinue reading “Amazing Grace”

As a nation

By: Gabriela Yareliz As a nation, we must come together and pray for all of the families who lost loved ones, not only today (in the school shooting in Connecticut), but in all of these terrible and recent tragedies, shootings and suicides. President Obama sums it up so well. Our prayers are with you. InContinue reading “As a nation”

/I saw your sky/

Excerpts from Poem, “A Soldier’s Prayer” Look God, I have never spoken to you But now I want to say, “How do you do?” You see, they had told me you didn’t exist And like a fool I believed all this Last night from a shell hole I saw your sky I figured right thenContinue reading “/I saw your sky/”

Hope in God

By: Gabriela Yareliz Why art thou cast down, O my soul? and why art thou disquieted within me? Hope in God: for I shall yet praise Him, who is the health of my countenance, and my God. Psalm 43:5   Shall not God search this out? For He knoweth the secrets of the heart. PsalmContinue reading “Hope in God”

Our remedy

By: Gabriela Yareliz “Grace is God giving you something you cannot give yourself.”-Tony Evans As Dr. Evans was preaching this week, sometime we have a thorn, but it is like an IV at the hopsital. We keep complaining and trying to take it out, without realizing the medicine in it trying to help us. Whatever ourContinue reading “Our remedy”

Showin’ off

By: Gabriela Yareliz Here are some great quotes I have collected over the past couple of days. Enjoy! “I think I can make mum and daddy happy and boy too.”-Anushka Sharma when talking about what she would write in her matrimonal advertisement on Koffee with Karan “God is getting ready to show off in yourContinue reading “Showin’ off”

Remembering September 11, 2001

By: Gabriela Yareliz It is September 11 today. Eleventh year since the tragedy that struck so many innocent lives. Today, I went to the Night of Remembrance at the Manhattan Seventh-day Adventist Church, and it was phenomenal. A lot of people showed up, and the musicians were wonderful. Poets shared (The Two Titans and Heroes wereContinue reading “Remembering September 11, 2001”

When God speaks

By: Gabriela Yareliz Lately, I am not quite sure what has been wrong with me. Things are going well, don’t get me wrong, and God is always good. Sometimes though, we have a strange anguish that begins to drip into our souls until we realize later that is is completely at unrest and without peace.Continue reading “When God speaks”

Possibilities

By: Gabriela Yareliz I saw this at the I like, I wish, I heart  blog, and I smiled. Don’t we all feel like this at some point or another? It is spring break for me, and I’ve been alternating between doing assignments and watching foreign films. I’ve discovered Bollywood films make me happy while French filmsContinue reading “Possibilities”