Joan Didion

“I write entirely to find out what I’m thinking, what I’m looking at, what I see and what it means. What I want, and what I fear.” Joan Didion By: Gabriela Yareliz Many of us who love reading and writing mourn a legendary writer, Joan Didion. I’ve seen so many people reflecting on: her essaysContinue reading “Joan Didion”

Will You Hear It?

By: Gabriela Yareliz As we mourn the loss of Carlos Marin, I had Il Divo playing in the background just dissolving me to tears. These artists, even after they are gone, they stay with us. Sometimes, it’s eery, and sometimes, it’s comforting. We can watch a movie, open a book, or hear a song, andContinue reading “Will You Hear It?”

Ravi Zacharias

By: Gabriela Yareliz This week, we mourned a fierce man of faith, and a personal hero of mine, Ravi Zacharias. He is someone I have quoted extensively and studied with extensively. A man who was determined to reveal faith to the rational mind. A man determined to make us all seekers of truth, in aContinue reading “Ravi Zacharias”

Blue

By: Gabriela Yareliz This morning I woke up at 4 a.m. from a nightmare. I looked at my phone and saw that the nightmare was nothing compared to what had actually happened last night. I spent last night in Manhattan at the NBC Democracy Plaza/ Rockefeller Center. Big screens flashed candidate state wins. Each timeContinue reading “Blue”

The Godfather of Radio: Kidd Kraddick

By: Gabriela Yareliz My heart is broken. Kidd Kraddick is gone. He died this weekend of cardiac disease at a golf tournament, while raising money for his charity: Kidd’s Kids (where they take terminally ill children to Disney World with their families for some perfect days and good memories). An enlarged heart. He did haveContinue reading “The Godfather of Radio: Kidd Kraddick”

Condolences

By: Gabriela Yareliz My condolences to Hillary Rodham Clinton and her family as they now mourn the death of her mother, Dorothy Rodham. After reading Hillary’s autobiography, I know this woman played an important role in forming and supporting the brilliant woman who is now our Secretary of State. I can only imagine the painContinue reading “Condolences”