Bar Trip

By: Gabriela Yareliz It’s a tradition, I guess, that frustrated and relieved law graduates take a trip after graduation and after taking the bar exam. Many go; whether broke, well off, employed, unemployed– August is jet-set time. I got lucky that I got a special gift from above (after all, the Bible says all goodContinue reading “Bar Trip”

How the Sequel Began: Part II

By: Gabriela Yareliz I was standing on the street waiting. I was waiting for the real estate agents who were supposed to meet me at that particular apartment. It was the day right after the traumatic two-day bar exam marathon. As I waited on the hot, sunny sidewalk, I observed the rundown but bursting atContinue reading “How the Sequel Began: Part II”

What’s in an age?

I saw this on Tumblr, and I had to share: “No matter how old you are now. You are never too young or too old for success or going after what you want. Here’s a short list of people who accomplished great things at different ages: 1) Helen Keller, at the age of 19 months,Continue reading “What’s in an age?”

Viviendo, Parte II [Living, Part II]: Adamari Lopez

[Tagline quote says: “My daughter is a miracle from God.”] By: Gabriela Yareliz On June 12, 2013, I wrote Viviendo [living]: Adamari Lopez, based on my reading of Adamari Lopez’s autobiography. She is an incredible Puerto Rican actress and writer who has overcome many obstacles. She was diagnosed with breast cancer, and she went through aContinue reading “Viviendo, Parte II [Living, Part II]: Adamari Lopez”

Reflections Before Bedtime #17

By: Gabriela Yareliz “God is not the author of confusion. He likes happy endings.” Tess There is beauty in choice, and there is no beauty in settling or resignation. I pray that you make the choice that brings God’s peace and joy into your life; a choice that inspires you to live out your purpose.

Monday Inspiration: December 1, 2014

[Edited after spotting typos that gave me a mini heart attack] By: Gabriela Yareliz HAPPY MONDAY! HAPPY DECEMBER! It’s the last month of 2014. Let’s make it special and different from the rest. Life is exciting; like walking into Cracker Barrel exciting (don’t you just love the little shop part?). The days are crunched together: classes,Continue reading “Monday Inspiration: December 1, 2014”

Going for the Impossible

By: Gabriela Yareliz I loved the video above. Alex Ikonn is right. Sometimes, to achieve the impossible, we need to do or think things that may seem a little naïve, and perhaps absurd–we need to believe. Believing isn’t always easy, but that is what it’s about. As some say, you can win a case with the law andContinue reading “Going for the Impossible”