Home

By: Gabriela Yareliz Recently, Atelier Doré announced its theme for the month is ‘coming home.’ Ahhh, the classic holiday move of returning to family and familiar grounds. For so many of us, home means two places: where our family lives and where we made memories, and also, the place where we lay our heads toContinue reading “Home”

Come Walk With Me: Ponce

By: Gabriela Yareliz We visited the Castillo Serralles, the plaza, and we strolled around as the sun was setting. The sky turned a beautiful, bright cobalt blue. Near the plaza, there was the best little ice cream shop, with natural fruit ice creams (I got guanabana). Also near the plaza, is the best souvenir shopContinue reading “Come Walk With Me: Ponce”

Merry Christmas

Dear friends, I am wishing you a warm and beautiful Christmas. May you find the peace that only God can give. I am sending you love from sunny Florida. May your Christmas be all about Jesus, family, forgiveness, love, grace, truth and hope. xoxo, Gabriela Yareliz May you embark on a beautiful journey where the aweContinue reading “Merry Christmas”

Going Home

By: Gabriela Yareliz I am cominggg… It has not been the typical holiday travel whirlwind. Thank God. I took a train to where my shuttle was supposed to pick me up. It never came. Instead, a black car came to pick me up. A limo service. Jesus does it again. All right, I’ll take it,Continue reading “Going Home”

Veterans Day

By: Gabriela Yareliz There are few things we understand in life. We can pretend to understand them or try to give them some kind of formula with what we do know; but the fact is there are things we can’t really define, but we can feel them, and they move us. I think love andContinue reading “Veterans Day”

Happy 4th of July

Happy Birthday Great Nation. We have come a long way. We began as a nation made up of immigrants. People here found refuge, freedom and hope for a better future. We had dark moments. If one looks back it was not too far back that we had minorities disenfranchised. It wasn’t even a hundred yearsContinue reading “Happy 4th of July”

Merry Christmas!

By: Gabriela Yareliz Hi! Hi! Hi! One more exam to destroy. I want to wish everyone an amazing Christmas season. Spend time with family, reflect, have some introspection, get some safe sunshine, thank God for His amazing gifts and our incredible lives, relax, drink tea, do something new, spend less time on your computer orContinue reading “Merry Christmas!”

Happy Thanksgiving

By: Gabriela Yareliz We have so much to be thankful for! I hope that as you spend the holiday with family and friends you meditate on the great blessings God has bestowed on you. Take nothing for granted. Safety, health, family, friends, intelligence, opportunity, work– even in the bad times, we must always praise God forContinue reading “Happy Thanksgiving”

Americaaaaa

By: Gabriela Yareliz The Fourth of July, a day when I think about the inscription on the statue of liberty: “Give me your tired, your poor, Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free, The wretched refuse of your teeming shore. Send these, the homeless, tempest-tost to me, I lift my lamp beside the golden door!”Continue reading “Americaaaaa”