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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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  March 14, 2022   No comments
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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National Comadres Newsletter #14 (July 2021)

National Comadres Newsletter #14 (July 2021)

Greetings Relatives, I hope everyone here and your loved ones are doing well at this time.  As you read this, I invite you to take a deep breath and familiarize yourself with where you are.  What items are around you?   What is something around you that brings you peace?  What are you most grateful for […]

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  August 13, 2021   No comments
National Comadres Newsletter #13 (June 2021)

National Comadres Newsletter #13 (June 2021)

Greetings Mujeres! I hope you and your families are doing well at this time. However, if you are in a time of challenge, I pray that Creator strengthens you and gives you what you need to confront the challenge and push through.  As we approach the summer it is time for tending the garden.  It […]

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  August 13, 2021   No comments
National Comadres Newsletter #12 (May 2021)

National Comadres Newsletter #12 (May 2021)

Greetings Beautiful Mujeres from Maestra Susie! As we are all about to be graced with the opportunity of transitioning out of sheltering in place, we are also being given the gift to re-connect with all of our relationships and all those who we love most. This is also a powerful opportunity to decide and to […]

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  August 13, 2021   No comments
National Comadres Newsletter #10 (March 2021)

National Comadres Newsletter #10 (March 2021)

Greetings! While I was thinking of Women’s Month, my mind went to this memory.  As a child, I was walking from the pigpen and rabbit cages through a dirt trail barefoot surrounded by ankle-tall green grass and tropical trees, and I could smell the delicious aroma of Puerto Rican cooking begging me to come and […]

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  March 22, 2021   No comments
Standing with our Asian American Relatives

Standing with our Asian American Relatives

To all our friends and relatives, Unfortunately, the current attacks on the Asian-American community are not new, but they are just now being recognized by the broader community.  The attacks on our Asian community, elders, brothers, and sisters MUST STOP! The National Compadres Network (NCN) recognizes that the racial animus that influences these attacks are […]

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  March 18, 2021   No comments