Textured Hearts & A Loud Universe

By: Gabriela Yareliz Over time, we either become soft or hard, I was reminded as I studied scripture. Sometimes, scripture describes the heart as either hard or soft, or sometimes, it describes it as soil (for the plant lovers). How can we tell where we fall on the texture scale? One might think it’s somethingContinue reading “Textured Hearts & A Loud Universe”

Practically Speaking

By: Gabriela Yareliz Today, our Bible study focused on the topic of holiness. Holiness is an important aspect and attribute of God, and it’s important for us to allow God to make us holy, if we really are to reflect who He is. All of us sitting around the circle with our Bibles and lessonContinue reading “Practically Speaking”

What is Holiness?

We are called to be holy and consecrated. But what does “holy” mean? I think the following quote illustrates holiness beautifully: “Holiness is not rapture; it is an entire surrender of the will to God; it is living by every word that proceeds from the mouth of God; it is doing the will of theContinue reading “What is Holiness?”

Friday Glee: March 27, 2015

“I believe appreciation is a holy thing, that when we look for what’s best in the person we happen to be with at the moment, we’re doing what God does; so in appreciating our neighbor, we’re participating in something truly sacred.” Mr. Rogers By: Gabriela Yareliz Friday, at last. What joy. We made it. Incredible.Continue reading “Friday Glee: March 27, 2015”

Going deeper

By: Gabriela Yareliz Sometimes in life, we make the same mistakes over and over again, or the storms keep ripping(figuratively, of course)  the limbs off of the trees and all that surrounds us. Sometimes, we worry, and we seek so many things at the same time. It can be overwhelming. Today, I heard Pastor Tony Evans sayContinue reading “Going deeper”