The Dreaming Days

By: Gabriela Yareliz Today, we are looking at the song “Cool” by Gwen Stefani. Can we start off by saying that this song and the music video are a masterpiece? If you haven’t seen the video– you must. (Don’t worry, it’s included at the end of this post). Why is it a masterpiece, you ask?Continue reading “The Dreaming Days”

Choking on All Our Contradictions

By: Gabriela Yareliz It’s the age old story– good girl loves bad boy (let’s face it, there are “bad girls,” too). The movies are chock-full with this storyline– Princess Mia had a crush on Josh, the boating moron, and not the nice guy next door. Not only are movies and tv shows saturated with thisContinue reading “Choking on All Our Contradictions”

Sipping on Chamomile

By: Gabriela Yareliz Alright, alright, alright (even though in journalism school they teach you it should always be “all right”). Our last musical-journey-to-Valentine’s-Day posts were heavy. I know. It’s not all sad and heavy, though. No. We’re going into a more fun territory today. We are looking at No Doubt’s “Hey Baby.” First of all,Continue reading “Sipping on Chamomile”

My God is Alive

By: Gabriela Yareliz When we feel discouraged, let us remember that God is not dead. God is alive. God is working in every earnest heart that is humble and ready to receive Him. When confusion rages– we must remember that there is a movement of people that is on its knees. A movement of peopleContinue reading “My God is Alive”

This Week’s Picks: September 21, 2014

By: Gabriela Yareliz [I thought I would bring this back for a minute. People still look up my old weekly compilations.] Temperatures are dropping, lines at the Apple Store are forming, and some of us are planning our next moves (literally). Interview Season One ended, and now Interview Season Two is beginning. Jewish holidays are liberating someContinue reading “This Week’s Picks: September 21, 2014”

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 theirContinue reading “Self-denial”

Youth

Let no man despise your youth; but be an example of the believers, in word, in conduct, in love, in spirit, in faith, in purity. 1 Timothy 4:12 By: Gabriela Yareliz This day will never come again. Enjoy every minute, zeal, and snippet of joy that abides in your heart. Strive to be an example.Continue reading “Youth”