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National Comadres Newsletter #30 (November 2022)

National Comadres Newsletter #30 (November 2022)

Reflections from Comadre Solymar Solá Negrón 2,768 days ago, I made the greatest choice in my life- I began a journey of recovery from drugs and alcohol. I don’t remember the day very well. At that point, all the different people, places, and things had collided, and I really couldn’t keep track of the details. My dependence […]

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  November 18, 2022   No comments
National Comadres Newsletter #29 (October 2022)

National Comadres Newsletter #29 (October 2022)

Reflections from Comadre Paty Cardenas National Comadres Committee Member Since 2013 Es Pa’Ti I looked towards the East and asked, “Who is this warm illumination for?” Creator responded, “Es Pa’Ti amor, Para darte un nuevo dia y traerte luz I looked to the West Toward the moon and the stars and said, “These stars heal my […]

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  October 27, 2022   No comments
National Comadres Newsletter #28 (September 2022)

National Comadres Newsletter #28 (September 2022)

Mi vida como Mujer Latina was created by two Mexican-American adults that longed for survival in an unwelcoming world of poverty.  Agricultural work was their trade and means of our survival.  They followed what had been modeled to them through generations of affliction, which unfortunately continued into my years of growing up. There was a small semilla that […]

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  September 22, 2022   No comments
National Comadres Newsletter #27 (August 2022)

National Comadres Newsletter #27 (August 2022)

Reflections from Comadre Nohemi Gomez Greetings Comadres My name is Noemi Gomez and it is an honor to share some palabra with you all, near and far, on this beautiful full moon in Aquarius. My familia and I have the privilege of calling home, the beautiful lands of our Tongva ancestors. I remember growing up in […]

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  September 22, 2022   No comments
National Comadres Newsletter #26 (July 2022)

National Comadres Newsletter #26 (July 2022)

Reflections from Dr. Susy Zepeda, National Comadres Committee Member since 2013 Ofrendando del Corazón: Queer Xicana Indígena Root Work By Susy Zepeda At the center of the spiritual trabajo of—ofrendando del corazón—is the wisdom passed on from elders and ancestors—the sabiduría that in our every step, en cada paso, we are connected and held by the earth, […]

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  August 2, 2022   No comments
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