Archive for the ‘ Inspirational ’ Category

Self-care for Empowered Activist Empathy

16th July 2015 | 1 Comment

“You do not have to carry it all by yourself. We carry it together; the universe will take care of it” S.P. “Caring for myself is not self-indulgence, it is self-preservation, and that is an act of political warfare” Audre Lourde “My friend…care for your psyche…know thyself, for once we know ourselves, we may learn […]

Un corrido especial en defensa de trabajadores: dedicado personalmente

2nd January 2015 | 0 Comments

I have kept these lines private for a while but it is time to share words and sentiments that are part of transnational organizing work. I felt so honoured and blessed from Francisco’s beautiful corrido. Para personas valientes están hechos los corridos Y este que voy a cantarles lo tiene bien merecido Una mujer hermosa […]

Negative thoughts are like sending yourself nasty text messages

6th October 2013 | 0 Comments

[Draft] When we sleep our souls find one another. We drift to several dimensions. We process the subconscious. We are given messages and teachings. We are healed by the night’s embrace. One morning this week I woke up with the firm knowing that negative thoughts are the equivalent of sending yourself nasty text messages all […]

Spiritual simplicity

5th October 2013 | 0 Comments

“My soul is from elsewhere, I’m sure of that, and I intend to end up there.” — Rumi +++Every Friday I go to my meditation class in Brampton. I practice Raja Yoga to contemplate my life and myself as a spiritual being and soul. In our superficial and patriarchal society many of us obsess about […]

One strong bitch

3rd September 2013 | 0 Comments

In the past I would get offended when people claimed I was strong.  I felt like they were not honoring my wounds and pain. Meet me in this pain and know me from here. See me in these wounds and label me from there. It took some time to realize that there was something in […]

Love is not enough

5th January 2013 | 0 Comments

I long to recreate the words that you inspired within me on my way from Mexico City to Puebla. Those words are fleeting but the lessons they reflect are forever mine. There was hardly a moment where I was alone in mesoamerica except on the bus rides when I had the last year crashing into […]

12 Key Zen Habits-by Leonie Dawson

14th August 2012 | 0 Comments

I am loving all the inspirational goodies from Creative Goddess Leonie Dawson: Click here for more

Chilean Folklore: Maldigo del Alto Cielo – ( Violeta se fue a los cielo)

26th March 2012 | 0 Comments

  I loved this part of the film where Violeta’s pain comes crashing in through these lyrics and her guitar… I am sticking to her advice on the creative process…no more censorship; if the world cannot take what we have to say then it would not have given us the feelings, the experiences and the […]

No volveré – Chavela Vargas

25th March 2012 | 0 Comments

Just received a beautiful email from one of my soul sisters who wants us to be with her in a cantina in Mexico singing this song…”y pasame el mexcal de Oaxaca” and where are those women from Juchitán with their “flor de rosas”?

Adele – Set Fire To The Rain (Live at The Royal Albert Hall)

23rd March 2012 | 0 Comments