January: A Full Menu

By: Gabriela Yareliz Today, we have an assortment of thoughts from this month. Here’s the full menu. Appetizer: Le Weefee (“WiFi”) I joined the 21st century this year and started off the year with wifi. I didn’t have wifi during my previous 5-6 years in this apartment. I subsisted off of my phone’s handy hotspot.Continue reading “January: A Full Menu”

Celebrating Women: Ms. Joy Ngozi Ezeilo

By: Gabriela Yareliz From her biography information from the United Nations Office of High Commissioner for Human Rights: “Joy Ngozi Ezeilo is a lawyer, feminist and scholar/activist. She earned a post graduate degree in law (LLM) from Queen Mary College, University of London, and a BL from the Nigerian Law School. She is a SeniorContinue reading “Celebrating Women: Ms. Joy Ngozi Ezeilo”

Illumination

“The more closely connected man is with the source of all knowledge and wisdom, the more he will feel that he must advance in intellectual and spiritual attainments. The opening of God’s Word is always followed by a remarkable opening and strengthening of man’s faculties; for the entrance of His words giveth light. By contemplationContinue reading “Illumination”

Daniel’s secret

“Daniel’s clearness of mind and firmness of purpose, his power in acquiring knowledge and in resisting temptation, were due in a great degree to the plainness of his diet, in connection with his life of prayer…” Youth’s Instructor, July 9, 1903, Ellen G. White

mélange

By: Gabriela Yareliz This is something that really touched my heart. I hope you take the time to read it. I took the time to type it out, because it really uplifted my spirits. Thoughts by Dr. Tony Evans (with my interjections) Everything in quotes is from his message in Tampa, Fla., on Nov. 2. CANDIEDContinue reading “mélange”

Highest attainment

By: Ellen G. White The Lord regarded with approval the firmness and self-denial of these Hebrew youth, and His blessing attended them. He “gave them knowledge and skill in all learning and wisdom: and Daniel had understanding in all visions and dreams.” – {Te 154.2}   In order to reach the highest standard of moral andContinue reading “Highest attainment”