Barfi

By: Gabriela Yareliz Barfi comes out tomorrow. I can’t wait until I get to see it (which will be months from now because of my non-theater going ways), but it looks like a really sweet movie. Ranbir Kapoor and Priyanka Chopra with Ileana D’Cruz. Also, Priyanka Chopra’s single with Will.i.am is being released today, “InContinue reading “Barfi”

I Love Lawyers

By: Gabriela Yareliz I love lawyers. Some of the people I most admire, belong to this noble profession. The equalizier who taught forgiveness: Nelson Mandela -South Africa The coolest Secretary of State, ever, and a woman who knew that with God’s help, nothing could stop her: Hillary Clinton-USA The best president and humanitarian: Bill Clinton-USAContinue reading “I Love Lawyers”

India Against Corruption: the foundation of a movement from decades ago

Thoughts and compilation by: Gabriela Yareliz Below are some of my favorite quotes by M. Gandhi from his autobiography, The Story of My Experiments with Truth. I first came across this book while doing a series of interviews for the India Against Corruption movement last fall at the University of Florida. In my time withContinue reading “India Against Corruption: the foundation of a movement from decades ago”

M. Gandhi

By: Gabriela Yareliz From M. Gandhi’s autobiography: The Story of My Experiments with Truth I am enjoying his book thus far. There are things I don’t agree with; things I do… I like how honest he is about his experience. I find him at times humbling, and at others completely stubborn and set in hisContinue reading “M. Gandhi”

Powerhouse women I admire

By: Gabriela Yareliz These women are pretty amazing. They aren’t ranked… just listed… 1. Cristina Kirchner She is on my radar now… Cristina Kirchner is an incredible woman. Attorney, first female president of Argentina– she is a fascinating person to listen to. I watched her in “South of the Border,” an excellent film on LatinContinue reading “Powerhouse women I admire”

Then you are alive- Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara

If you carry your restlessness in your heart, then you are alive If you carry the flames of your dreams in your eyes, then you are alive Learn to live free like the gusts of wind Learn to flow like the waves in a stream Embrace every moment in life with open arms Each momentContinue reading “Then you are alive- Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara”

Our Father the Weaver: by Ravi Zacharias

I am reading a book by Ravi Zacharias, he is oe of my favorite speakers and thinkers of this time. His book is called The Grand Weaver, and he is of course from India. Those who know me know that I have a special place in my heart for this country, its people and itsContinue reading “Our Father the Weaver: by Ravi Zacharias”

Nostalgia

By: Gabriela Yareliz It is official- I am having serious cricket withdrawals. I have quit freaking out about assignments and failed group projects. As I look around the library I see people in complete exhaustion sleeping on textbooks in defeat. Sad story. End of the semester- 3 weeks to duke it out. I am not sadContinue reading “Nostalgia”