The Gates of the Forest

By: Gabriela Yareliz Today, Elie Wiesel passed away, at the age of 87. Most of us remember his memoirs and the Night Trilogy. That death march in the book Night is one that few forget. I have been fascinated by Wiesel’s writing and thoughts on religion. Being a survivor of the Holocaust hints to theContinue reading “The Gates of the Forest”

HUMAN RIGHTS DAY, DECEMBER 10

By: Gabriela Yareliz Today, we are celebrating Human Rights Day. It’s a cause worth fighting for. I know Humanitarian Day is August 19, but I want to honor humanitarians and missionaries on this day, too. They are, day-by-day, fighting for people’s basic needs all over the world; they spread hope, joy and love. There is still much toContinue reading “HUMAN RIGHTS DAY, DECEMBER 10”

Monday Inspiration: December 1, 2014

[Edited after spotting typos that gave me a mini heart attack] By: Gabriela Yareliz HAPPY MONDAY! HAPPY DECEMBER! It’s the last month of 2014. Let’s make it special and different from the rest. Life is exciting; like walking into Cracker Barrel exciting (don’t you just love the little shop part?). The days are crunched together: classes,Continue reading “Monday Inspiration: December 1, 2014”

Just Man

By: Elie Wiesel “One of the Just Men came to Sodom, determined to save its inhabitants from sin and punishment. Night and day he walked the streets and markets protesting against greed and theft, falsehood and indifference. In the beginning, people listened and smiled ironically. Then they stopped listening: he no longer amused them. TheContinue reading “Just Man”