Grand Hotel

By: Gabriela Yareliz There are shows like Grand Hotel (and telenovelas, in general) that attract the masses. They are deliciously dramatic, salacious and mysterious. Part of what makes the storyline what it is are the layers and layers of family secrets and deeds that are being hidden from the audience and others in the story.Continue reading “Grand Hotel”

The Mystery of Suffering

By: Gabriela Yareliz I have begun studying the book of Job, with the worldwide church. According to Jewish scholars, there are some things that we can take away from the book of Job: 1. The fact that a person suffers does not mean that he or she has done anything to deserve the suffering. ThinkingContinue reading “The Mystery of Suffering”

A Moveable Feast

By: Gabriela Yareliz Here is some inspiration from Ernest Hemingway’s A Moveable Feast. 1. We become better people when we laugh and make others laugh “They say the seeds of what we will do are in all of us, but it always seemed to me that in those who make jokes in life the seedsContinue reading “A Moveable Feast”

God’s Mysterious Ways

“For My thoughts are not your thoughts, Nor are your ways My ways,” declares the Lord. “For as the heavens are higher than the earth, So are My ways higher than your ways And My thoughts than your thoughts.” Isaiah 55:8-9 By: Gabriela Yareliz Sometimes, when we read the Bible, a verse or passage continuesContinue reading “God’s Mysterious Ways”

Purposes veiled in mystery

God’s purposes are often veiled in mystery; they are incomprehensible to finite minds; but He who sees the end from the beginning knows better than we. What we need is to cleanse us from earthliness, to perfect our Christian character, that the robe of Christ’s righteousness shall be put upon us…. Faith, patience, forbearance, heavenly-mindedness,Continue reading “Purposes veiled in mystery”