The Dreaming Days

By: Gabriela Yareliz Today, we are looking at the song “Cool” by Gwen Stefani. Can we start off by saying that this song and the music video are a masterpiece? If you haven’t seen the video– you must. (Don’t worry, it’s included at the end of this post). Why is it a masterpiece, you ask?Continue reading “The Dreaming Days”

Being Human: Look Ugly in a Photograph

“The more you see the less you know The less you find out as you go I knew much more then than I do now” City of Blinding Lights, U2 By: Gabriela Yareliz GREAT EXPECTATIONS Expectations can be a funny thing. This week, I experienced this, first-hand. I was going to exchange letters with someoneContinue reading “Being Human: Look Ugly in a Photograph”

Being Human: Emotion In Our Veins

“What is most striking to me today about the diary I kept in the camp, seventy-five years ago, is what I left out.” Zuzana Justman By: Gabriela Yareliz WHAT IS LEFT UNSAID I was struck by a piece I read in The New Yorker, called My Terezin Diary, about a holocaust survivor, Zuzana Justman, lookingContinue reading “Being Human: Emotion In Our Veins”

Reflections Before Bedtime #46

By: Gabriela Yareliz Mark 4:35-41English Standard Version (ESV)  Jesus Calms a Storm 35 On that day, when evening had come, he said to them, “Let us go across to the other side.” 36 And leaving the crowd, they took him [Jesus] with them in the boat, just as he was. And other boats were with him.37 And a great windstormContinue reading “Reflections Before Bedtime #46”

The Power of the Pen

By: Gabriela Yareliz I absolutely loved Calligrapher Nicolas Ouchenir’s interview with Garance Dore. My favorite part of the interview was when Ouchenir said: “We can’t do without the world of pens because writing things by hand brings out our imperfections. If you grow up without seeing your mistakes, you won’t know how to handle failure.Continue reading “The Power of the Pen”