Wide Awake

By: Gabriela Yareliz I am coming out of a season that I can only describe as exhausting, dark and uncertain. There is still plenty of darkness to go around in the world around us and plenty of circumstances that have not yet been made clear or resolved. And yet, something feels different. Apart from theContinue reading “Wide Awake”

God’s Answer to Uncertainty

By: Gabriela Yareliz I was reflecting on the many uncertainties we face in this life. It’s a challenging adventure for all of us finite beings. As I thought about this, I was praying and I decided to read out of a devotional I sometimes dive into, by Tony Dungy, The One Year Uncommon Life DailyContinue reading “God’s Answer to Uncertainty”

God’s Answer to Uncertainty

By: Gabriela Yareliz I was reflecting on the many uncertainties we face in this life. It’s a challenging adventure for all of us finite beings. As I thought about this, I was praying and I decided to read out of a devotional I sometimes dive into, by Tony Dungy, The One Year Uncommon Life DailyContinue reading “God’s Answer to Uncertainty”

This Past Season

“And after you have suffered for a little while, the God of all grace, who has called you to His eternal glory in Christ, will Himself restore, support, strengthen and establish you.” 1 Peter 5:10 By: Gabriela Yareliz I always do enjoy putting my thoughts out into letters. It sort of shifts things in timeContinue reading “This Past Season”

Thread

By: Gabriela Yareliz 6:00 am: Woke up. Ate my two gummy vitamins. Watched some Stephen Colbert, after morning prayer. 7:00 am: On the train with three magazines stuffed in my bag for comfort. I don’t open the magazine I was reading the day before. I am not particularly interested in reading about the Egyptian presidentContinue reading “Thread”

Anchor

By: Gabriela Yareliz “I have within me a solitude where He dwells, and nothing can take that away from me.” – St. Elizabeth of the Trinity Stores are filled with Christmas decorations. I am already thinking about 2017, and how I want to return to a degree of normalcy. This year, has been one ofContinue reading “Anchor”

The Certainty

By: Gabriela Yareliz There are many things in life we are uncertain about. Many times, we just have to learn to cope. Hebrews chapter 6, however, tells us about the certainty of God’s promises. It tells us that God made a promise to Abraham, “and thus Abraham, having patiently waited, obtained the promise.” (v. 15).Continue reading “The Certainty”

Tough Stuff

       “Life is tough, my darling, but so are you.” S.L. By: Gabriela Yareliz Life is not a car you can just steer in whichever way you want. It’s more like a canoe in a river with a mind of its own. I think that we often put a lot of pressure on ourselves to make thingsContinue reading “Tough Stuff”