Wide Awake

By: Gabriela Yareliz I am coming out of a season that I can only describe as exhausting, dark and uncertain. There is still plenty of darkness to go around in the world around us and plenty of circumstances that have not yet been made clear or resolved. And yet, something feels different. Apart from theContinue reading “Wide Awake”

Acknowledging The Blanks

By: Gabriela Yareliz It was a dark week on the news. I am not here to talk about suicide or anxiety and depression. (While these are important discussions). I am not here to talk about the talented people we lost this week. I am not here to talk about any of that. I am hereContinue reading “Acknowledging The Blanks”

Finding Joy In Dark Times

“Joy doesn’t demand that trouble is removed from our life, but rather that we savor any good gift in dark times.” Flourish: 21 Ways To Thrive Before 45, The Bible App By: Gabriela Yareliz There are many times when joy seems like a fleeting notion. There are circumstances where it is thought inappropriate to feelContinue reading “Finding Joy In Dark Times”

Stained Glass Windows

“People are like stained-glass windows. They sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when the darkness sets in, their true beauty is revealed only if there is a light from within.” – Elisabeth Kübler-Ross By: Gabriela Yareliz When darkness rolls in, it’s intimidating. It demands an adjustment in our vision, both literally andContinue reading “Stained Glass Windows”

Monday Inspiration: May 2, 2016

By: Gabriela Yareliz Hello my fellow warriors. Monday is upon us. I hope you have an amazing start to your week. My weekend was lovely. It was a time of fellowship and laughter; of encouragement, family and love. It’s in moments like these that we experience strange types of healing. Something you can’t even pointContinue reading “Monday Inspiration: May 2, 2016”

Monday Inspiration: February 29, 2016

Hi friends! This Monday is the last day of February. *party hands dance move* The year of 2016 is fluttering away before our very eyes. Last week was one of the most intense weeks I have had in a while, but I want to share with you that God is so good and so worthy ofContinue reading “Monday Inspiration: February 29, 2016”

Dark Tunnels

By: Gabriela Yareliz I was sitting on the train, looking out at the dark, graffiti-filled tunnels it goes through. The dark tunnels reminded me of how, oftentimes, in life, when we want to go somewhere, we end up having to travel dark, dark tunnels. Strangely, even in the darkness, there is art and all kindsContinue reading “Dark Tunnels”

Your heart’s desire

For You will light my lamp; The Lord my God will enlighten my darkness. Psalm 18:28 Lord, You have heard the desire of the humble; You will prepare their heart; You will cause Your ear to hear, Psalm 10:17 And those who know Your name will put their trust in You; For You, Lord, haveContinue reading “Your heart’s desire”

Something I am sure of

By: Gabriela Yareliz [For those of you who like my personal posts, you are in for a treat. (I guess that depends on if you actually really like them.)Here is today in a nutshell, and thank you for reading. I know I am not the president or anything, so, I appreciate you taking time toContinue reading “Something I am sure of”