Tradition

Sometimes, we yearn deeply for tradition. We ache for it. But maybe the fact that we feel it so deeply reminds us that it is inside of us and always there. We carry it wherever we go. It is a piece of who we are.

Olvido

By: Gabriela Yareliz I heard Erwin McManus say that when cultures do not change, they repeat behaviors. We see this in how the world operates. Political systems showcase this. Just the other day, I was looking at an article in The New Yorker which reminded me of the Pacto del Olvido (the pact to forget),Continue reading “Olvido”

The Puerto Rican Dream

By: Gabriela Yareliz It was early morning, and the sun hadn’t infiltrated the land in shadows below the midtown skyscrapers. Forty-second street to forty-ninth street was barricaded for no entry. I was passing Lord & Taylor, when I decided I would go in to use the restroom (the things that happen when you juice inContinue reading “The Puerto Rican Dream”

The Unchangeable Character of God

By: Gabriela Yareliz I’ve been reading the book of Deuteronomy. It is a fascinating book so far whose main theme is to let the Lord fight your battles and to keep His commandments. Deut. 11:1 “‚ÄúTherefore you shall love the Lord your God, and keep His charge, His statutes, His judgments, and His commandments always.”Continue reading “The Unchangeable Character of God”