Women’s Month: Maryam Rostampour & Marziyeh Amirizadeh

[Image from World Mag] By: Gabriela Yareliz How many of us believe something so strongly that we’d die for it? How many of us have an integrity that allows us to stare death in the face and not flinch? Maryam Rostampour and Marziyeh Amirizadeh met in 2005, while studying theology in Turkey. After completing theirContinue reading “Women’s Month: Maryam Rostampour & Marziyeh Amirizadeh”

Reflections Before Bedtime #69

By: Gabriela Yareliz To be. We aren’t talking about “to have” or “to do,” but “to be.” I was talking* with someone recently, and we were discussing how we always celebrate what people do (selectively), but we don’t exactly celebrate who people are. We’ll celebrate a football player who body slams another, but he couldContinue reading “Reflections Before Bedtime #69”

Friday Glee: March 27, 2015

“I believe appreciation is a holy thing, that when we look for what’s best in the person we happen to be with at the moment, we’re doing what God does; so in appreciating our neighbor, we’re participating in something truly sacred.” Mr. Rogers By: Gabriela Yareliz Friday, at last. What joy. We made it. Incredible.Continue reading “Friday Glee: March 27, 2015”

Love’s Telepathy, Thrice

By: Gabriela Yareliz Love is a lot of things. We can go down a list that resembles 1 Corinthians 13 or a wedding vow. Love is powerful, sacrificial and one of the greatest, if not the greatest, force in the world. And while it’s all those things and more, it’s interesting to think of howContinue reading “Love’s Telepathy, Thrice”

Restored in Victory

By: Gabriela Yareliz Have you ever been in a situation where you feel like you are doing everything in your power to accomplish something, and it’s still not enough? I think we all have. Whether it’s a school project, trying to break a bad habit or simply making changes in our lives. Apparently, some waterContinue reading “Restored in Victory”

Growing up

What a Friday. I have been outlining like a beast. It has been a nice birthday celebration week. (I know, so Puerto Rican of me to celebrate for logner than a day). It is just so weird. All of a sudden, something snaps and you realize– you are no longer Disney Channel material. I amContinue reading “Growing up”

Week’s Picks: Dec. 3, 2012

By: Gabriela Yareliz Hello lovelies! This week, this is what is up… 1] THE SONG EVERY GIRL WANTS DEDICATED TO HER Oh, to find a guy that says and really means this. It is when you find what you are determined not to let go of. “I found you, and now there is nothing else toContinue reading “Week’s Picks: Dec. 3, 2012”