Why We Can’t Sleep

By: Gabriela Yareliz I’ve enjoyed Tish Harrison Warren’s Prayer in the Night. One of the chapters I most liked was about praying for those who rest. Ironically, as I write this, I should be sleeping. She writes that sleep is “so vulnerable.” “We sometimes have a hard time embracing it. We stay up late, staringContinue reading “Why We Can’t Sleep”

Final Days

By: Gabriela Yareliz No time to sleep. No time to brush your hair. No time to do laundry. No time. It is that time; end of the semester. Teachers’ demands reach their highest level of impossibility (wink) and they ask for what seems impossible, and we, the students, look sleep deprived and zombie-esque. Sad story. A girlContinue reading “Final Days”

Schopenhauer

By: Gabriela Yareliz I’ve been an insomniac lately… this reminded me of Robert Benigni in “Life is Beautiful,” “La Vita E Bella,” where he tries Schopenhauer to go to sleep (because everything is possible when you want it to be and you can be what you want to be), and he also uses it onContinue reading “Schopenhauer”