Weaponizing Race

By: Gabriela Yareliz This is probably not a spiel you are used to, so hear me out: Today, I witnessed a disturbing thing on a playground. Let me set up the scene: It was a new playground, with a very cool and unique swing. There was only one of these swings, and two sisters were…

Great Spirits

“Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds. The mediocre mind is incapable of understanding the man who refuses to bow blindly to conventional prejudices and chooses instead to express his opinions courageously and honestly.” –Albert Einstein By: Gabriela Yareliz Honesty will often cost you. People often lie to protect themselves or more…

The Problem With Being Sincere In Our Error

Sincerity of belief does not justify the belief. This is why we must seek truth, which is something objective and absolute, not subjective. “A drunkard reaches a point at which (for the moment) he actually believed that another glass will do him no harm. The beliefs are sincere in the sense that they do occur…

Wednesday Badinage: March 8, 2017

Instead of spending energy on saying things we don’t mean, let’s spend it on sincerity and saying exactly what’s in our hearts. Because that takes courage.

Love Right Now

“Be authentic in the way you live life, talk to those who hurt you. Engage in honesty and love, open up and ask those in your life why they are distant. Life is short, it gets muddied by lies and fear. Be courageous enough to reach out to others, seek forgiveness and redemption in your…

Little Reminders

Compiled by: Gabriela Yareliz @Kushaalagband reminds us to celebrate our friends, partners in crime, beloved folk… She reminds us to be honest, and I couldn’t agree more. Who makes you feel alive? Be honest with the people in your life. They are a gift.

This Week’s Picks: October 13, 2013

By: Gabriela Yareliz So, last week, I was all about not getting sick. Well, I got sick. It was like black plague, plus cold meds. Despite the craziness, it was such a blessed week. I can’t even explain. This week, I had some really meaningful moments. 1] “Honesty is a very expensive gift; don’t expect…

/This one is for the boys in the polos/

By: Gabriela Yareliz So, it is Wednesday. It’s the middle of crunch time (otherwise known as the week). Some are sick, others delirious, and others- just fine. So this is what has been going down: [a] Yesterday, I saw a professor with small, round, burgundy glasses. He looked so classic. I mean who wakes up…