Love brought forth from a life so graciously shared with meHer tenderness continually manifests in timeHere with me always, I’m grateful for herMy being and hers, both singular and pluralThankfully present in every moment we shareAn enduring love that grows more precious each dayFinding words to express this inexpressible graceOf living with such feelings that … Continue reading Love’s mystery was revealed to me
Who is Christmas for?
Christmas is for the dreamers and fools,Providing light for the lost,Giving life to the dying.It carries them forward,Into the spaces they would never go,And into forbidden places. The ones that dwell on the edges of our dreams,Teasing us with a dangling Truth of meaning,Motivating us toward the inexpressible.At this time, at this hour, we await … Continue reading Who is Christmas for?
Thanksgiving: The Giver, The Gift, and Gratitude
I’ve recently come to a realization. It’s one that I think I’ve had for a while but never dared to admit to myself—Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday. I believe Thanksgiving represents something fundamentally important about ourselves and our relationships. Thanksgiving reminds us of the importance of the giver, the gift, and gratitude. Thanksgiving isn’t typically … Continue reading Thanksgiving: The Giver, The Gift, and Gratitude
The World I Want for You
Note: This is the first reflection of an upcoming book I will publish at the end of this year or at the beginning of 2022. I wrote this book by hand in a little journal for my daughter. It includes a series of reflections about life, spirituality, and my perspectives on what it means to … Continue reading The World I Want for You
Mis abuelas y la Teología [My Grandmothers and Theology]
Author's Note: To my abuelas whose powerful-selves, including their voices, no quedan en el cajon de los recuerdos (are not in the box of memories). This writing does not intend to speak for the experience of all the abuelas and comunidades living in the liminal spaces of the dominant culture. Rather, this writing departs from … Continue reading Mis abuelas y la Teología [My Grandmothers and Theology]