June 2019 Insights

By: Gabriela Yareliz The insights of the month of June. The insights come to me in between the walks past the bakery that just opened, with its “Grand Opening” funeral flowers, getting elbowed in the face while exiting the train (almost broken glasses– nerdy much?)– only to find the permanently broken escalators of the trainContinue reading “June 2019 Insights”

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”

Altogether Beautiful

[Image by Dolce & Gabbana] By: Gabriela Yareliz San Valentino is upon us, as the Italians would say. This brought to mind notes from the romantic story of Ruth. This brings us to start with Proverbs 31:29, “Many women have done excellently, but you surpass them all.” Those would be words used to describe aContinue reading “Altogether Beautiful”

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Out of the depths have I cried unto you, O Lord. Lord, hear my voice: let your ears be attentive to the voice of my supplications. If you, Lord, should mark iniquities, O Lord, who will stand? But there is forgiveness with you, that you may be feared. I wait for the Lord, my soulContinue reading “[insert name here]”