We think our choices don't affect others... let's rethink that! New chapter available on soundclous: Finding Your Force A Journey to Love
CHAPTER 5 Excerpt: "All the signs were pointing inwards. Everything I heard and read that day had to do with looking at my past. I was getting these messages every single day. Until you look at your past you will not be able to move forward. I was hearing the same messages in everything. Look… Continue reading FYF ~ Chapter 5 #audiobook #memoir
Do you remember where you were in 1995? Who were you in 1995? This week some triggers are rising for me. I watched the OJ Simpson trial series on Netflix and it was A LOT!!! In 1995 I was living in Providence, RI and worked at an elementary school when the trial was just getting… Continue reading Where were you in 1995?
TRIGGER WARNING! This chapter was one of the hardest to write. (scene contains themes of sexual assault and violence against women). Finding Your Force A Journey to Love is a memoir written in the form of a love letter from a mother to a daughter. Santos is being called on an excavation to stop running… Continue reading FYF Chapter 4 ~ FREE #audiobook #memoir
I decided that this would be the year I would be the most creative I've ever been. I wanted to share a gift... for you my audiobook FREE. With love, Iyawó Excerpt: "I wanted you to grow up in a home where you felt loved every single day. I wanted you to grow up knowing… Continue reading Finding Your Force ~ Chapter 3 #audiobook #memoir
COACH WOODEN GEMS: GEM 1: "Why is it that so many non-attainers are quick to criticize, question, and belittle the attainers?" ~ John Wooden "It was 10 years ago, I was just emerging as a writer and published my first story. Someone saw something in me. This person wanted to build with me. She wanted… Continue reading The Afrolatina Show – Ep. 03 #afrolatinashow
Finding Your Force A Journey to Love is a memoir written in the form of a love letter from a mother to a daughter. Santos is being called on an excavation to stop running and face those moments that have transformed her. This is a journey about life, death and rebirth. Alicia tells her daughter… Continue reading A Gift for You My Audiobook!
The NYC Latina Writers Group is honored to announce the 3rd Annual Sankofa Sisterhood Writers Retreat ~ Self Care as a Form of Resistance! “Caring for myself is not self-indulgence, it is self-preservation, and that is an act of political warfare.” ~ Audre Lorde This year’s theme: Self Care as a Form of Resistance! During… Continue reading Self Care as a Form of Resistance!
"This is your first game, my child. I hope you win. I hope you win for your sake, not mine. Because winning's nice. It's a good feeling. Like the whole world is yours. But, it passes, this feeling. And what lasts is what you've learned. And what you learn about is life. That's what sports… Continue reading A Parent Talks to a Child Before the First Game
This week on The Afrolatina Show (Ep. 02) we talk about people fearing what they do not understand, different cultures and religious beliefs. I am thinking about this idea of having to hide our religions. Check out the episode and please share your thoughts... let's have a conversation. To listen to the podcast: The Afrolatina Show… Continue reading The Afrolatina Show – Ep. 02 #afrolatinashow