Some Gave All

By: Gabriela Yareliz When I was young, I had a little bear that was dressed in a military uniform. I called him Lieu-teddy, short for lieutenant. My dad gave him to me when he was training to join the Air Force. I believed that if I squeezed him hard enough, my dad, out in training,Continue reading “Some Gave All”

Veterans Day

By: Gabriela Yareliz There are few things we understand in life. We can pretend to understand them or try to give them some kind of formula with what we do know; but the fact is there are things we can’t really define, but we can feel them, and they move us. I think love andContinue reading “Veterans Day”

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”