What a Revolutionary Is Made Of

“Sometimes, the greatest safety can be found in taking the right risk. Whether it be an individual, a community or a country, when faced with tragedy or fearful uncertainty, we either become bigger and enter life more fully, or else we accept a diminished life and resign ourselves to a smaller way of being.” MichaelContinue reading “What a Revolutionary Is Made Of”

Honor

By: Gabriela Yareliz May the symbols of this great nation and its ideals always mean something deep to us. May we feel their weight. Moreover, with that responsibility, may we always work to evolve into a better community, always moving toward the ideals that make this country unique and rich in opportunity. Let us loveContinue reading “Honor”

On the Road (a non-Kerouac version)

       “But why think about that when all the golden lands ahead of you and all kinds of unforseen events wait lurking to surprise you and make you glad you’re alive to see?” Jack Kerouac, On the Road By: Gabriela Yareliz Don’t worry. I won’t start talking about how I saw God on the roadContinue reading “On the Road (a non-Kerouac version)”

Road Trip

By: Gabriela Yareliz The family is going on a road trip, and naturally, I am coming along– bar books, camera and all. It will be quite the adventure. By the end of the summer, I will have probably visited at least eight states (?), with my departure and destination points being the same. Life isContinue reading “Road Trip”

Independence Day

“God has paid us the intolerable compliment of loving us, in the deepest, most tragic, most inexorable sense.” C.S. Lewis By: Gabriela Yareliz I believe in a human race that was created with the greatest expression of love which is freedom; freedom to choose. There can be no true love without freedom to make itContinue reading “Independence Day”

Veterans Day

By: Gabriela Yareliz There are few things we understand in life. We can pretend to understand them or try to give them some kind of formula with what we do know; but the fact is there are things we can’t really define, but we can feel them, and they move us. I think love andContinue reading “Veterans Day”

Thoughts From Group Matches (So Far)

By: Gabriela Yareliz We’ve all had our thoughts as we watch the matches. All of our thoughts are seeped in biases and hopes. Below is the song Univision plays at every halftime and at the end of the matches. It is the soundtrack to this post. Why not? Casillas (Spain Goalkeeper), we love you. WeContinue reading “Thoughts From Group Matches (So Far)”