Monday Inspiration: November 30, 2015

The Hutchcast (2015) By: Gabriela Yareliz It’s a new week, and you can accomplish anything. This past weekend was a refreshing time with family and friends. I hope you ate yummy food like I did. My amazing family also had a surprise waiting for me–eggnog! Yes! The nog! So, those of you who know I…

Monday Inspiration: November 23, 2015

By: Gabriela Yareliz This will be a simple, no-frill post. I don’t have too much to say. I know. Rare. Maybe that is a lie, though. We’ll see how long this post ends up being. This weekend was pretty introspective. Apparently, I appreciate the art of making myself uncomfortable. So, after a weekend of lovely…

Ashes

By: Gabriela Yareliz When you see that everything is on fire, take a moment to put out the fire before everything turns into ashes.

Sunday Girl: November 22, 2015

By: Gabriela Yareliz Have you ever felt like everything you have worked for and everything you hold dear is hanging by a thread? I needed this today: “Hello fear, Thank you for being here. You’re my indication that I’m doing what I need to do.” Cheryl Strayed, Brave Enough  

Reflections Before Bedtime #48

“I want everything—love, adventure, intimacy, work.”  Virginia Woolf, from a letter to Leonard Woolf By: Gabriela Yareliz On the other side of the world, two of my friends are getting married, right now. They are both extraordinary people. It’s like they were made for each other. This world is full of mismatched couples–so, it’s neat when you…

Monday Inspiration: November 16, 2015

(The hilarious Fran Fine). By: Gabriela Yareliz The 90s were good to us. For some reason, cassette tapes came to mind. I used to make a lot of tapes, with many songs recorded right off of the radio by boombox or walkman. It was a moment of excitement when your song would come on, and…

Douce France

By: Gabriela Yareliz Tonight at church, we had an amazing spoken word and music night. I heard the music and testimony of a young man who found God, hope and music in the midst of his chemotherapy and anguish. He was so vulnerable with us tonight. It was beautiful. Tonight, we were pained to hear…

That Bod

By: Gabriela Yareliz Our bodies are always changing. Some prefer the rock hard body, others go for a more sculpted soft tone. Regardless of your style, a good body starts with your diet. Our bodies are temples. Some people think I look the way I look because I am twenty-something. While my age may be…