Takeaways from Matthew McConaughey’s Greenlights

By: Gabriela Yareliz I love a good biography. The more unconventional the life, the better. I think there is something powerful about learning from other’s experiences and also expanding your world beyond how you were raised and conditioned. I was fascinated by Greenlights, as it lays out philosophies intertwined with McConaughey’s life experiences. His voiceContinue reading “Takeaways from Matthew McConaughey’s Greenlights”

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”

Monday Inspiration: April 27, 2015

By: Gabriela Yareliz Hello my friends, A lovely Monday morning to ya! Can I just say, that between Friday and today, I have learned many things. One thing being that life happens while we make plans. (This is something we know, but when it hits you ironically, then, well, I guess it’s different–it’s kind of like theContinue reading “Monday Inspiration: April 27, 2015”

How to Deal

By: Gabriela Yareliz I remember one particular afternoon, where I was sitting in my high school adviser’s office. My high school adviser was and is a friend; someone I would talk to about concerns and life in general– not just school stuff. I was sitting back in a chair chewing on a candy from his glass jar and complainingContinue reading “How to Deal”

What do they see when they look at me?

“Here is the path to the higher life: down, lower down! Just as water seeks and always fills the lowest place, so the moment God finds men abased and empty, His glory and power flow to exalt and to bless.” Andrew Murray By: Gabriela Yareliz Hello friends, seekers, those who stumble upon my blog forContinue reading “What do they see when they look at me?”

Olive Tree

[www.lifeisaprayer.com] By: Gabriela Yareliz “But I am like a green olive tree in the house of the God: I trust in the mercy of God forever and ever. I will praise thee forever, because you have done it: and I will wait on thy name; for it is good before thy saints.” Psalm 52:8,9 OliveContinue reading “Olive Tree”

Lunatic, Liar or Lord; Remembering Good Friday

By: Gabriela Yareliz This is probably my most important post of the week. It is a special week, but really, what makes it special should be remembered every day and every hour. “I am trying here to prevent anyone saying the really foolish thing that people often say about Him: I’m ready to accept JesusContinue reading “Lunatic, Liar or Lord; Remembering Good Friday”

Our greatest downfall

By: Gabriela Yareliz Based on Pastor Alejandro Bullon’s message at the Spanish Florida Campmeeting 2012. When looking at other people, we will often point out… hmm that person is a thief or a murderer. This is how we scale evil and wrong in society. It is all by actions that we can point out wrongs. Now ifContinue reading “Our greatest downfall”