Proportions

“I died after living more of my life with you than I lived with just myself.” Jenny Slate, Little Weirds We all live with this tiny little clock that ticks beside us. It ticks with every heartbeat. It measures the life we spend on our own and the life we spend in the company ofContinue reading “Proportions”

Monday Inspiration: February 15, 2016

“To heal is to touch with love that which was previously touched by fear.” Stephen Levine By: Gabriela Yareliz Happy week to all of you, my fellow cold survivors. I had an amazing dinner on Saturday night. As we were walking outside, we checked the weather, and it was below zero temperatures. Craziness. It wasContinue reading “Monday Inspiration: February 15, 2016”

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”

Monday Inspiration: December 28, 2015

By: Gabriela Yareliz A new week. New opportunities to be who we want to be. Every choice, every minute, every word, every gesture. Fresh, clean slate. Recently, I have been enthralled with the beautiful nature I have witnessed. I saw clear skies, at times there were clouds that looked painted in, a glowing sun, aContinue reading “Monday Inspiration: December 28, 2015”

Monday Inspiration: January 12, 2015

“She quietly expected great things to happen to her, and no doubt that’s one of the reasons why they did.” Zelda Fitzgerald By: Gabriela Yareliz Happy Monday! Not much light is coming in through the sky lights today; it is dark, cloudy and rainy with a soundtrack of thunder. On Friday, I attended a veryContinue reading “Monday Inspiration: January 12, 2015”

Monday Inspiration: October 27, 2014

[Look at the week with the confidence of Inspector Clouseau.] By: Gabriela Yareliz Hello, hello! Last week of October. We’ve survived. We made it. It’s been a sniffley, sleep-deprived, couple of weeks. I just finished a project on international law and torture. I was confirming the spelling of a terrorist group, and I felt nervous whileContinue reading “Monday Inspiration: October 27, 2014”

Life Is A Dance

By: Gabriela Yareliz Jordan Fisher was interviewed on the radio. He spoke about his new single, “Never Dance Alone.” He was talking about how it’s the first time he sings a song he didn’t write; then, the station played it. It is beautifully written. I couldn’t find the lyrics or music anywhere but iTunes. It’sContinue reading “Life Is A Dance”

This Month’s Picks: March 2014

Compiled by: Gabriela Yareliz March was an action-packed month, where a crazy schedule became the new normal. Exams are coming quickly (they are that dark cloud hovering over us); I am still springbreakless; I am still slightly sleep deprived, but nonetheless joyful. I think April will be an exciting month filled with a lot ofContinue reading “This Month’s Picks: March 2014”

Safe Haven

“I’ve come to believe that in everyone’s life, there’s one undeniable moment of change, a set of circumstances that suddenly alters everything.” Nicholas Sparks, Safe Haven “I truly believe that while love can hurt, love can also heal.” Nicholas Sparks, Safe Haven