“The soul, fortunately, has an interpreter – often an unconscious but still a faithful interpreter – in the eye.” Charlotte Brontë, Jane Eyre By: Gabriela Yareliz For some, our identities are complex and odd things that have layers upon layers. Some layers are closer to the heart. Some stick together. Others hide. Some layers areContinue reading “The Soul’s Interpreter”
By: Gabriela Yareliz A few days ago, Audrey Leighton was talking about the book she was reading called Motherhood. It’s a book called “a masterpiece on the moral conundrum involved in the decision to create new life” (Vulture and London Review of Books). I haven’t started reading it, but I am sure I will shareContinue reading “Parenthood”
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”
Recently, I found some of T.B. LaBerge’s writings that really touched me. I have featured his quotes on the blog, before. I think his wisdom illustrates the beautiful connection he has with God. His words are always ones that encourage me in my own spirituality. I really appreciated the following thought: “Be authentic in theContinue reading “Reflections Before Bedtime #95”
God is so good.
By: Gabriela Yareliz It was a gray, humid day. I was out for a walk with my dog, Bunny, in the rain. It is one of those rains where everything is green and alive. I was trying to stroll while she would occasionally stop and try to make a feast out of acorns. We areContinue reading “To live”
Compiled by: Gabriela Yareliz “Not without design does God write the music of our lives. Be it ours to learn the tune, and not be dismayed at the “rests.” They are not to be slurred over, not to be omitted, not to destroy the melody, not to change the keynote. If we look up, GodContinue reading “When it feels like you are on ‘pause’”