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National Comadres Newsletter #21 (February 2022)

National Comadres Newsletter #21 (February 2022)

Buen dia amazing mujeres! As the world celebrates LOVE this February, I was thinking about how difficult these times could be for a lot of us. The expectation of a “perfect love’, a “perfect gift” or a “perfect romance” can make us feel very dissatisfied or overwhelmed. Especially when we scroll through Instagram feeds, and find […]

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National Comadres Newsletter #20 (January 2022)

National Comadres Newsletter #20 (January 2022)

Greeting Comadres! Preparing to set intentions for 2022, I stumbled on these words from some of our indigenous fathers of North America, that really made me pause and reflect. They are words that speak about women and the regard that was held for her. As I read them, there were several things that stood out for […]

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National Comadres Newsletter #18 (November 2021)

National Comadres Newsletter #18 (November 2021)

Unconditional Love: “Well, I want you to know that dogs are here to eat, sleep, poop and repeat.”  Those are the words that I was told by the vet just before having to make one of the hardest decisions of my life; to end the life of one of my beloved companions.  “Don’t listen to him mìja, that’s […]

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National Comadres Newsletter #17 (October 2021)

National Comadres Newsletter #17 (October 2021)

Imperfectly Perfect: I think Gloria said it best when she described her path to re-connecting to her spiritual journey and practices; “After being mugged and later suffering a near-death experience and a host of other traumas, I realized that I would go mad if I did not honor the spirit world.  Meditational practice, altar-making, and other […]

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National Comadres Newsletter #16 (September 2021)

National Comadres Newsletter #16 (September 2021)

Getting to Zero: Balance is a buzzword these days. With people overworking, struggling to make ends meet, or just getting lost in the chaos of capitalism, many of us long for something that the word ‘balance’ seems to capture. But I must admit, I cringe a little bit inside when I hear the term, ‘work-life balance.’ […]

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National Comadres Newsletter #15 (August 2021)

National Comadres Newsletter #15 (August 2021)

Settling our bodies for more healing and movimiento: The scientists are telling us time is running out – Madre Tierra is heating up and the fires burn.  Padre Cielo is drying up and the droughts are more intense. Our democracy is threatened by white supremacy and racist ideology; the pandemic disproportionately impacts our communities of color. Income […]

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