Fighter

“Be me, or fight me“ Conor McGregor By: Gabriela Yareliz I grew up watching boxing and fighting, from a young age. At the age of four, I was sitting on Muhammad Ali’s lap for a photo (went to pre-school with his son). My grandfather would order the fights on Pay-Per-View– usually on a Saturday night.Continue reading “Fighter”

Sufficient

By: Gabriela Yareliz Society, it fights capitalism and the patriarchy. We censor and then uncensor— we keep searching for something we can break through or break from that will liberate us from all oppressions and oppressors. I am not quite sure what made us decide that the problem is another person or an outside system.Continue reading “Sufficient”

Eyes on You

By: Gabriela Yareliz Today, I was studying the passage in 2 Chronicles 20, when Jehoshaphat receives news that there are armies coming to kill him and take the kingdom of Judah. In verse 2 he was told, “A vast army is coming against you from Edom…” We often receive this kind of warning in our lives, whetherContinue reading “Eyes on You”

When the Struggle Gets Real: January 29, 2015

By: Gabriela Yareliz Reading through the Old Testament has been such a treat. I am only in the book of Deuteronomy (still sticking to my 90-day challenge), and truly, it’s amazing how the Bible is a fountain in which one can find new things and learn, no matter how many times you have read certainContinue reading “When the Struggle Gets Real: January 29, 2015”

The fight

By: Gabriela Yareliz I have had this on my mind recently: What is life really about, if not being a reflection of God’s love, character and image? Life is a battlefield (no, not a Pat Benatar reference). As we grow in our characters with God’s power and help, we must fight our own natures andContinue reading “The fight”

As the fog lifts

By: Gabriela Yareliz Each person hits walls of frustration and sadness. We all have our rough patches. Today, I found my devotional, Limitless, by Nick Vujicic, so inspiring. “Just know better days are ahead, and this too shall pass. Your comeback, like mine, may come in small steps day by day, over a period of weeksContinue reading “As the fog lifts”