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National Comadres Newsletter #25 (June 2022)

National Comadres Newsletter #25 (June 2022)

Reflections from Comadre Marisol Valencia Rincon, AMFT, Psychology Student, Circle Keeper Bendiciones Comadres My name is Marisol Valencia Rincon, y es un honor compartir in this month’s newsletter. For the past three years, I have been intentional in participating in healing sacred circles as part of my healing journey. Being willing to try something new is […]

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  June 21, 2022   No comments
National Comadres Newsletter #24 (May 2022)

National Comadres Newsletter #24 (May 2022)

Reflections from Comadre Lauren Padilla-Valverde, The National Comadres Committee Member since 2013 My Dreams Metabolize My Ancestor’s Pain: Buen Dia, Ba’ax ka wa’alik Comadres far & wide – I want to tell you a story.  It is a story about a “presentimiento” a sense or feeling about something imminent that I have been carrying for many years and […]

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  June 7, 2022   No comments
National Comadres Newsletter #23 (April 2022)

National Comadres Newsletter #23 (April 2022)

Reflections from Comadre Laura Tinajero National Comadres Committee Member since 2013 Greetings Comadres Even as a young child the spring marked for me a new year. It is a time for new beginnings, a time full of family traditions and celebrations. My favorite time of the year! Like most Mexican immigrants in the Salinas Valley, my […]

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  April 21, 2022   No comments
National Comadres Newsletter #22 (March 2022)

National Comadres Newsletter #22 (March 2022)

Reflections from Comadre Lidia Doniz, Founder, Movimiento Cósmico Indigenous Dance and Culture Comadres, I love the word community: to be in space with, to be around and in familia, estar en  circulo,  estar en Movimiento. The word reminds me of being held, protected, it brings out a sense of wellbeing and joy. This last week a Wombyn of Conocimiento shared […]

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  March 17, 2022   No comments
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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  March 14, 2022   No comments
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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  March 14, 2022   No comments
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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  March 14, 2022   No comments