Essential Strangers

By: Gabriela Yareliz Thoughts in the AM: There is a barista whose efficiency and chipper attitude brought sunshine to our days in the summer of 2020 (those were dark days, y’all. People had bubble wrapped their windows and duct taped their doors shut). It’s funny because at first, I thought this barista was a jerk,Continue reading “Essential Strangers”

Kindness

  “No one that I ever knew was nicer to me.” A Moveable Feast, Ernest Hemingway [said this about Sylvia], pg. 31 Oh, to have that said about oneself! We must be kinder people. “That it will never come again is what makes life so sweet.” -Emily Dickinson

Becoming a Blessing

By: Gabriela Yareliz “For this reason I say to you, do not be worried about your life, as to what you will eat or what you will drink; nor for your body, as to what you will put on. Is not life more than food, and the body more than clothing? Look at the birdsContinue reading “Becoming a Blessing”

Rain

By: Gabriela Yareliz I was driving this morning. It was raining. I saw this mom and her two little girls at the bus stop. The mom and youngest girl with thick round glasses were standing under the umbrella, while the other girl with the wild curly hair was standing out in the rain because sheContinue reading “Rain”