March Madness: Relentless

“Being relentless means demanding more of yourself than anyone else could ever demand of you, knowing that every time you stop, you can still do more. You must do more.” Tim S. Grover By: Gabriela Yareliz People tell you who they are in how they do their work, their dynamics with others, how persistent and…

Sunday Girl: July 30, 2017

By: Gabriela Yareliz I know several of you have commented on my long absence, so I thought I would do an update post, and just sort of let you know what has been going on lately. The following is exactly that. XOXO I was hoping this would be witty and short. Now that I sit…

Thread

By: Gabriela Yareliz 6:00 am: Woke up. Ate my two gummy vitamins. Watched some Stephen Colbert, after morning prayer. 7:00 am: On the train with three magazines stuffed in my bag for comfort. I don’t open the magazine I was reading the day before. I am not particularly interested in reading about the Egyptian president…

Reflections Before Bedtime #82

By: Gabriela Yareliz I was sitting on the train. I had a window seat. I saw a woman carrying her newborn, and, presumably, her husband, walking beside her, pushing the empty stroller. He looked a bit tired. They were close to the stairs. I was thinking, ‘Oh man, he has to carry the stroller up…

Monday Inspiration: March 28, 2016

By: Gabriela Yareliz From a productive weekend to, what I hope will be, a productive week. Happy week. We begin anew. Last week was absolutely dreadful and draining. Not sure how I survived it, but by the grace of God and my mother’s wisdom, I am still standing. It was a loud week; a headache-inducing,…

Reflections Before Bedtime #69

By: Gabriela Yareliz To be. We aren’t talking about “to have” or “to do,” but “to be.” I was talking* with someone recently, and we were discussing how we always celebrate what people do (selectively), but we don’t exactly celebrate who people are. We’ll celebrate a football player who body slams another, but he could…

No Fear

By: Gabriela Yareliz Those of you who read my random musings know I am all about self-improvement and growth. I believe that truly living out God’s purposes for our lives means combatting our fears and moving past our comfort zones. Yesterday, I was deeply moved by a verse in scripture that I have read many…