This Month’s Picks: June 2015

“I have only one hope in life and that is to be used by God. The more highly we think of ourselves and our abilities and our talents, the less God can use us. I pray that God might humble me so that I understand that I am just an instrument in His hands.” A….

Decades

       “In the 1950s, kids lost their innocence. They were liberated from their parents by well-paying jobs, cars, and lyrics in music that gave rise to a new term —the generation gap.In the 1960s, kids lost their authority.It was a decade of protest—church, state, and parents were all called into question and found…

A Different World

By: Gabriela Yareliz Part of growing up is facing a world that is very different from what it was when you were a child. Countries that once existed now rest in their graves; dreams change; groups move; the arts evolve; what was once great may now be insignificant; what was once valued is now trashed;…

Monday Inspiration: June 22, 2015

By: Gabriela Yareliz I saw the bar exam countdown calendar. Thirty-something days left. I shuddered. This is insane; the way time has run away, kidnapping our summer. For those still in law school doing internships, their internships are halfway done. It’s that time in the summer when exhaustion settles into numbness, and even Shakespeare in…

Friday Glee: Appreciative Love

“Need-love cries to God from our poverty; Gift-love longs to serve, or even to suffer for, God; Appreciative love says: ‘We give thanks to thee for thy great glory.’ Need-love says of a woman ‘I cannot live without her’; Gift-love longs to give her happiness, comfort, protection – if possible, wealth; Appreciative love gazes and…

Bar Exam Body Image Goals

By: Gabriela Yareliz When you sit and study for 16 hours a day, something is bound to change or give. I am not going to lie, it freaked me out a bit. While you can remain healthy, the sedentary lifestyle takes its toll. Mind you, I am not planning on gaining thirty pounds. That is…

Soul Structure

By: Gabriela Yareliz I live in a wilderness that is quietly loud. And while I may not rest here forever, I carry the wild to my every endeavor. It’s simplicity mixed with what is natural; mixed with extravagant colors and memorable fragrances. It’s peace, mixed with hope and belief. It’s miles and miles of freedom…

Encounter

By: Gabriela Yareliz I saw this video, and I was deeply moved by it. People–they make us who we are, for better or for worse. Who would you sit down and have this moment with?