“In the 1950s, kids lost their innocence. They were liberated from their parents by well-paying jobs, cars, and lyrics in music that gave rise to a new term —the generation gap.In the 1960s, kids lost their authority.It was a decade of protest—church, state, and parents were all called into question and foundContinue reading “Decades”
By: Gabriela Yareliz Part of growing up is facing a world that is very different from what it was when you were a child. Countries that once existed now rest in their graves; dreams change; groups move; the arts evolve; what was once great may now be insignificant; what was once valued is now trashed;Continue reading “A Different World”
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”
“Be soft. Do not let the world make you hard. Do not let pain make you hate. Do not let the bitterness steal your sweetness. Take pride that even though the rest of the world may disagree, you still believe it to be a beautiful place.” Kurt Vonnegut
By: Gabriela Yareliz How many kings step down from their thrones? How many lords have abandoned their homes? How many greats have become the least for me? And how many gods have poured out their hearts To romance a world that is torn all apart How many fathers gave up their sons for me?
Lyrics by Keegan Smith: Road Trippin’ I got the pedal to the medal My foot through the flow My windows rolled down Music blasting so loud I’m just road trippin’ Rock it out, Road trippin’ (x3) Let the concrete jungle full of pain Replace my struggles with a mountain range From fast pace cars theyContinue reading “Every boy and every girl deserves a chance to see this world…”
By: Gabriela Yareliz You must give yourself value. The value you believe you have, and the value you believe God places on you. If you do not, the world will not place this value on you. Instead, it pulls you and stretches you. It surrounds you with destructive habits, numbers, labels and beauty, which in the beginningContinue reading “Because you’re worth it (wink)”
By: Gabriela Yareliz This may be a bit cryptic and philosophical, but I will share anyway. (And now worries, it has nothing to do with my fabulous law school.) I think everyone has something that tries to trap them. Something that has been a part of one’s plan or hope maybe one’s entire life; whetherContinue reading “It came upon the midnight clear”