I’ve always believed and said that womanhood is a self-definitive process. But even within my own process I have struggled to find the words and meanings to the many feelings, thoughts and experiences I’ve had to deal with as woman. At 21, idealistically, most would say I have yet to learn what it is … Continue reading Womanhood is Self-Definitive
“My music is my form of healing; a healing process that has taken sometime and will continue for as long as it needs to take. But I know that with my music I will be safe and it will give me the strength to push through.”
“I’m ready now. I feel like everything before this was all preparation, I have the blueprint. At a young age I got tired of doing the same shit and with something so powerful like art within my reach I’d be a fool to postpone it any longer,” Adrian says gazing into the window, he sees himself past beyond the concrete familiar streets of his childhood.
Take my hand as I take you through the journey of what my eyes see
While everyone around me share their enthusiasm of nearly ending the school year, a part of me, or at least what was left of me, was becoming more and more disconnected with the rest of the world and my intuition.
Dear Juana, As you transition into yet another year in life, I am humbled by the simple thought of all the amount of accomplishments you’ve reached, having known where you first began. It seems like just yesterday, you were laying in a hospital bed, counting down the days until you were finally well. But I’m … Continue reading Dear Juana,
With the welcoming of the new year, many people have began the year in panic and preparing for the worst. At least that it is the case for the Magdaleno family as they’ve began to take matters into their hands when recent news arised that a member of the family could face deportation soon, leaving a family behind.
Namaste Everyone. It’s been quite sometime since I’ve written anything just for the indulging pleasure. I was beginning to reminisce upon the days when words seemed like nothing more than just subconscious thoughts. When the words I would speak came from a deep and sincere place in my heart. But I guess it’s okay that … Continue reading Chapter 4: Futurity.
One is not, essentially, born a woman, you become one… As I transition into yet another year in my life, I am humbled by the simple thought of all the amount of support that I’ve gained in the last 3 years. It seems like just yesterday, I was lying in my hospital bed over down … Continue reading Chapter 3: Yoga, in the name of Social Change.
Tamales, Posole, Sopes, y Tacos. These are the essential cuisines to my everyday diet. (Not all at once of course; except on the holidays.) And maintaining this diet doesn’t necessarily mean I will lose 10 pounds after 2 weeks, as most 21st century weight loss programs like to guarantee. This diet is not sponsored by Jenny … Continue reading Chapter 2: Juana, meet Yoga Circle. Yoga Circle, meet Juana. “Pleasure to meet you…”