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”

Why We Remember

By: Gabriela Yareliz Call me crazy, but I love slowness in my own solitary moments. Maybe, this is because I strive to be efficient and productive in my work life. A slow morning is therapeutic, and I savor it. I love being mindful in “ordinary” moments, whether it’s feeling water rushing over my hands, asContinue reading “Why We Remember”

Enjoy the Silence

By: Gabriela Yareliz (From earlier this week). I am writing this sitting in St. Paul’s Church. My hand curled around the edge of the pew, where I felt a piece of ancient gum that has probably been under the pew for longer than I have been alive. It didn’t even bother me. I am hereContinue reading “Enjoy the Silence”

Love’s Telepathy, Thrice

By: Gabriela Yareliz Love is a lot of things. We can go down a list that resembles 1 Corinthians 13 or a wedding vow. Love is powerful, sacrificial and one of the greatest, if not the greatest, force in the world. And while it’s all those things and more, it’s interesting to think of howContinue reading “Love’s Telepathy, Thrice”

Speaking of silence

By: Gabriela Yareliz In my criminal procedure class, my professor sometimes asks us what our reaction is to some sort of controversial issue, and the response is sepulchral silence. He shakes his head and tells us how he grew up with a vocal generation that protested Vietnam and civil rights violations. The silence continues. ESPNContinue reading “Speaking of silence”

Your Future

By: Gabriela Yareliz Sometimes, we are afraid of what the future holds. We are usually afraid of things we don’t understand or things we can’t control. Uncertainty. It’s a scary thing. A lot of us like to feel like we are in control of something. It’s that desire to control that sometimes stops us fromContinue reading “Your Future”

To Praise

Translation by: Gabriela Yareliz /God doesn’t reject a prayer, Prayer is nurishment. I have never seen a just one, one of His children, left without an answer or left in suffering. Its enough to wait and see what God will do when you lift your hands; it is time to gain victory. Simply praise Him;Continue reading “To Praise”

Que Nadie-That No One

By: Gabriela Yareliz Manuel Carrasco A Dúo Con Malú “Que Nadie” -Song /Que nadie calle tu verdad –That no one may silence your truth; que nadie te ahogue el corazon-That no one may choke your heart; que nadie te haga mas llorar-That no one may make you cry ever again; mintiendote en silencio- Lying to youContinue reading “Que Nadie-That No One”