Unafraid

By: Gabriela Yareliz Welcome to the Jennifer Lopez mini series. She has been in the spotlight lately after another relationship went south. (A-Rod was bad news). It all starts in 1999 for me, just after the Selena movie. 1999. Take me back. My first memory of Jennifer Lopez was her duet with Marc Anthony calledContinue reading “Unafraid”

Bunny

By: Gabriela Yareliz The unimaginable day came. She is gone. Bunny entered her rest on October 18, 2020. Yet another assault this year has laid upon us. As a child, I think it’s safe to say I was afraid of animals. I never had good experiences with them. I avoided them and stared at themContinue reading “Bunny”

Go in Peace

By: Gabriela Yareliz I think we have all found ourselves in certain types of prison in 2020, and by this I mean a place that confines us, where we feel up against a wall. Maybe our wings feel clipped. Maybe we feel afraid. I have been reflecting on all the pain people around me areContinue reading “Go in Peace”

This Past Season

“And after you have suffered for a little while, the God of all grace, who has called you to His eternal glory in Christ, will Himself restore, support, strengthen and establish you.” 1 Peter 5:10 By: Gabriela Yareliz I always do enjoy putting my thoughts out into letters. It sort of shifts things in timeContinue reading “This Past Season”

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”

Per Dimenticare

[Per Dimenticare= Italian for: [In Order] to Forget You] By: Gabriela Yareliz It has been a happy set of months, where I have been watching friends’ wedding videos, attending weddings and finding out about new life chapters beginning. It has filled me with so much happiness for those friends; those I love so much. In theContinue reading “Per Dimenticare”

Facing Loss

By: Gabriela Yareliz Some nights, I listen to Delilah on the radio. Old habits that stay a lifetime, I guess. There is something soothing about her voice and wisdom when night falls. Stories and old favorite songs float around in the darkness as slumber finally seduces the senses into stillness. I love the stories, andContinue reading “Facing Loss”

The Godfather of Radio: Kidd Kraddick

By: Gabriela Yareliz My heart is broken. Kidd Kraddick is gone. He died this weekend of cardiac disease at a golf tournament, while raising money for his charity: Kidd’s Kids (where they take terminally ill children to Disney World with their families for some perfect days and good memories). An enlarged heart. He did haveContinue reading “The Godfather of Radio: Kidd Kraddick”