Stopping and Starting

By: Gabriela Yareliz [This blog was inspired by the person who most inspires my life, my mom. She guides me and inspires me to look at what really matters and to always seek Truth.] I want to stop being afraid. I want to start living life at another level. It’s easy to see people who have “made…

Selling the birthright

By: Gabriela Yareliz Quotes by Ellen G. White, Testimonies for the Church, vol. 2 There is a story of two very different twins. One who had a birthright (he was the firstborn son, named Esau), and he didn’t really care about it. The one who didn’t have the birthright, Jacob, wanted it bad. One day…

Lost Generation

  By: Gabriela Yareliz Gertrude was a mentor and friend to Ernest Hemingway, and he speaks of her in his memoir, A Moveable Feast, fondly yet realistically, as one can only do when you know someone and his or her intricacies very well. She is known to have coined the phrase, “a lost generation.” Many say this describes…

Self-denial

From Ellen G. White’s Testimonies for the Church, vol. 1. Chapter 30, The Rich Young Ruler “I was shown that the young, especially young men, who profess the truth, have yet a lesson of self-denial to learn. If these made more sacrifice for the truth, they would esteem it more highly. It would affect their…

This is who we are: Americans

By: Gabriela Yareliz We are a bit crazy, a bit conceited, a bit privileged, a bit super-sized, a bit obsessive, a bit judgmental, a bit hard-headed, a bit hopeful, a bit funny, a bit ignorant, but we are certainly unique and known around the world (whether it be for good or bad)… We are proud…