The Pocket

In my pocket, I keep words from the sun with light to shine through the cracks of your heart. I keep wildflowers and daisies, lovely and bright for you to place on your hair. I keep mints and lollipops and chocolates and caramels to sweeten your day. I keep bad jokes and funny stories from years past to bring out your smile. I keep doodles to color your day. In my pocket I keep pennies for you to wish on a well so that you never forget your dreams.

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I’m Gaby. I have a heart for Jesus, art, poetry, children, and kindness and encouragement. I believe that God has called me to be light and to share His love with everyone I meet. This tiny space on the internet is a way for me to share my heart. I want to share with you encouraging & inspiring words. I hope Jesus shines through them. I hope they help your broken heart. I hope they sweeten your day. I hope they make you smile. I hope they encourage you to live out your dreams.

I am 19 years old, and I am studying early childhood education. I live in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic and I love to read and write poetry. I wrote a book. I love to listen to music, especially Johnnyswim and Mumford & Sons. I like to believe wonder and grace and bravery are tangled in my hair. I would love to spend every day in a coffee shop, writing and reading and having some coffee and a slice of cheesecake by my side. I want to change the world with the love and words God has given me. I want to be brave with every bit of who I am.

But mostly, I want to be your best friend. I want to be your very own personal cheerleader. I want my words to become a part of you. I want them to remind you of your worth and value. I want them to make you feel loved. I want them to encourage you and make you believe that yes, that you can do what you’ve been called to do. I want them to make you brave.

And with every bit of who I am, I hope they do.
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Let’s be friends!

Twitter: @itsgabycompres
Facebook:In My Pocket
Instagram: @gabycompres | @gabydoodles | @gabywrites
Pinterest: @gabycompres

Poetry blog:

Poetry book: A Song of Bravery


10 thoughts on “The Pocket

  1. Zar Parsaso says:

    Hi Gaby. Ive been following you in Instagram for a long time. And this is my first time to browse most of your blog post. You are such an encouragement to me. 🙂
    God Bless, beautiful! 😉


    • gabycompres says:

      Thank you so much Zarah! Your words mean so much to me! I’m so happy to know I encourage you, because it is an answered prayer. God bless you, sweet friend! Stay lovely and amazing and keep shining Jesus.


  2. chandrejoanne says:

    Hey Gaby…You just followed me on poetry, so I came to check out your blog…Beautiful!

    I pray the beauty in you just matures as you grow older.

    May He watch over you and Goodness and Mercy cover you all the days of your life.

    Liked by 1 person

  3. codysmadhope says:

    Your soul is beautiful, and you are a strong writer 🙂 … I found this from the #fireworkpeople group on Facebook. I’m coming back to my old blog and going to be doing a makeover. Glad to have found your space!


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