Courage

“Because to love something that death can touch is the bravest thing we can do as humans.” Veronica McCarthy, Managing Editor at Atelier Doré

Clarity

Excerpt from The Clarity Cleanse, by Dr. Habib Sadeghi: “The more we reach for clarity, the more space we create in our consciousness. The more space we create, the more room there is inside of us for love to expand and grow. Love is a natural state of being, the divine state of being. When…

Wisdom from Brené Brown’s Wilderness

Quotes from Braving the Wilderness: “All too often our so-called strength comes from fear, not love; instead of having a strong back, many of us have a defended front shielding a weak spine. In other words, we walk around brittle and defensive, trying to conceal our lack of confidence. If we strengthen our backs, metaphorically…

Following Coach Orders

By: Gabriela Yareliz Coaches, lifestyle and career coaches alike, do it. They make you say and write things. They make you act on things. They force you to visualize and strategize. There is this thing where you write out your purpose. It’s like your own personal mission statement, if you will. It’s about who you…

Nightmarish Fear

By Gabriela Yareliz Our minds can often play us on our worst fears. Take it from someone who had nightmare after nightmare this week, and each was tied to a deep fear, that our bodies and minds respond to our thoughts and emotions. It can affect our mood, our disposition and our peace. Fear always…

Love Right Now

“Be authentic in the way you live life, talk to those who hurt you. Engage in honesty and love, open up and ask those in your life why they are distant. Life is short, it gets muddied by lies and fear. Be courageous enough to reach out to others, seek forgiveness and redemption in your…

Truth Commission

By: Gabriela Yareliz In my study of human rights, few things fascinated me as much as truth commissions, also known as reconciliation commissions. They are known as commissions (and essentially tribunals) that look at and investigate wrongdoing by governments and individual actors in situations like civil wars, genocide and mass atrocities. To be honest, often…

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 their…

Reflections Before Bedtime #74

“When I remember You upon my bed, and meditate on You in the watches of the night; for You have been my help, and in the shadow of Your wings I will sing for joy. My soul clings to You; Your right hand upholds me.” Psalm 63:6-8

Sunday Girl: February 21, 2016

Compiled by: Gabriela Yareliz Hello lovely friends, We are starting off another week. It’s going to be a jam-packed week full of excitement, exhaustion and satisfaction for me. I thought I would post some inspiration I have come across, recently. May you be inspired to conquer the week! Let’s do this! “Your mind will always…