Life Is Beautiful

By: Gabriela Yareliz The film Life is Beautiful by Roberto Benigni is a film about a father’s love to mask the horrors of the Holocaust into a sort of game for his son, where the winner will take home a military tank. One sees the father do all sorts of things to bring comedy andContinue reading “Life Is Beautiful”

The Gates of the Forest

By: Gabriela Yareliz Today, Elie Wiesel passed away, at the age of 87. Most of us remember his memoirs and the Night Trilogy. That death march in the book Night is one that few forget. I have been fascinated by Wiesel’s writing and thoughts on religion. Being a survivor of the Holocaust hints to theContinue reading “The Gates of the Forest”

The Words of a Wise Woman: Corrie Ten Boom

By: Gabriela Yareliz I think it’s in moments of transition and decision, and moments of complete uncertainty and darkness, that you see people seeking for peace and guidance the most. It’s part of the human condition. We all do it, and we all seek for these things in different places. Oftentimes, we show up at empty wells hopingContinue reading “The Words of a Wise Woman: Corrie Ten Boom”