How the Sequel Began: Part II

By: Gabriela Yareliz I was standing on the street waiting. I was waiting for the real estate agents who were supposed to meet me at that particular apartment. It was the day right after the traumatic two-day bar exam marathon. As I waited on the hot, sunny sidewalk, I observed the rundown but bursting atContinue reading “How the Sequel Began: Part II”

Reflections Before Bedtime #22

By: Gabriela Yareliz My random thoughts of the night: Life surprises us in the wildest ways. We make plans, God laughs (that kind of thing). Sometimes, dreaming big can cost you, literally, but then faith comes through to repay all debts. Maybe, when we think we are lost, if we look close enough, we realize thatContinue reading “Reflections Before Bedtime #22”

Viviendo, Parte II [Living, Part II]: Adamari Lopez

[Tagline quote says: “My daughter is a miracle from God.”] By: Gabriela Yareliz On June 12, 2013, I wrote Viviendo [living]: Adamari Lopez, based on my reading of Adamari Lopez’s autobiography. She is an incredible Puerto Rican actress and writer who has overcome many obstacles. She was diagnosed with breast cancer, and she went through aContinue reading “Viviendo, Parte II [Living, Part II]: Adamari Lopez”

This Week’s Picks: August 4, 2013

By: Gabriela Yareliz Sometimes, we don’t understand everything that happens to us, but it is important to see God’s hand in everything. We must remember there is nothing that escapes His attention. I have heard some incredible testimonies this week of how God has come through, on things that seem small, but matter a lotContinue reading “This Week’s Picks: August 4, 2013”

This Week’s Picks: May 19, 2013

By: Gabriela Yareliz The end of 1L year. By God’s grace we have made it through. Thank you Jesus, for all the amazing blessings. Thank you for dreaming big dreams for us, and for caring so much for us that you make a plan for our lives. Thank you, because if we are willing, youContinue reading “This Week’s Picks: May 19, 2013”

Madame Figaro: Olga Kurylenko

By: Gabriela Yareliz I was absolutely captivated by Olga Kurylenko’s photoshoot in March’s Madame Figaro. Wow. Magnifique. The photography is brilliant. Behind this gorgeous face is a young woman who lived through the explosion in Chernobyl; who ate cereals when there was nothing else; who grew up with her mother and grandmother, seeing her fatherContinue reading “Madame Figaro: Olga Kurylenko”

Something I am sure of

By: Gabriela Yareliz [For those of you who like my personal posts, you are in for a treat. (I guess that depends on if you actually really like them.)Here is today in a nutshell, and thank you for reading. I know I am not the president or anything, so, I appreciate you taking time toContinue reading “Something I am sure of”

Recipe for life

By: Gabriela Yareliz Top of the morning to you- we are starting off with randomness today. Good randomness-the best is at the end 😉 Random topics and quotes: [a] When you are a cashier and customers get nasty with you, there are many ways of revenge. For example, there may be a return slip andContinue reading “Recipe for life”