Day 25 ~ The Healing Sh*t ~ Goddess Training Workshop

So many people are in pain. We are all going through something. What is on my heart? LOSS. PAIN. GENERATIONAL TRAUMA. All the things I inherited at birth. As I continue organizing this beautiful seven week workshop the intention for creating this space is that spirit whispered to me, "we all have SH*T to heal."… Continue reading Day 25 ~ The Healing Sh*t ~ Goddess Training Workshop

#AFROLATINASTOKNOW ~ #9: CARDI B 

#9: CARDI B ~ #AFROLATINASTOKNOW: I knew who would be my #9 from jump! I have given this giant of a short woman the nine spot intentionally in honor of #oyayansa 🌪🌪🌪mi Madre, because Cardi B is a fucking tornado... she is a force. She’s not playing any games. She is doing her thing! Mothaf*ckers never saw her coming!!!! Well… Continue reading #AFROLATINASTOKNOW ~ #9: CARDI B 

Let Your Light Shine!

I don't believe in coincidences. It's been years since I picked up Acts of Faith, by Iyanla Vanzant. I opened the cover and saw this beautiful dedication. Dear Alicia, Let your light so shine before the world that they may see your good works! Love and God bless, Patricia H. 10/11/06 May we all continue… Continue reading Let Your Light Shine!

The Blank Page #courage #write

  The blank page! Have you ever sat in front of the blank page scared to begin? Uncertain about what to say or where you are going? There are days a trigger sets me off, takes me back and with urgent fury the words come out in desperation-quick-fast. And then there are days where I… Continue reading The Blank Page #courage #write

FYF ~ Chapter 11 #audiobook #FYFLOVE

There is nothing sadder than a person building his or her power by attempting to take someone else's. People will try to break you down. People will try to dim your shine. People will tell you you can't! The only response, WATCH ME! Chapter 11 is available FREE. #audiobook #audiobooks #podcasts #fyflove #findingyourforce #writingmidwife #writersofinstagram… Continue reading FYF ~ Chapter 11 #audiobook #FYFLOVE

The Afrolatina Show – Ep. 04 #afrolatinashow

This week on The Afrolatina Show (Ep. 04) we talk about the many ways we are told that we do not belong. y mami me dijo que yo soy su niña bella con el Pelo Bueno. That I have that “GOOD hair!” Which must mean I don’t get discriminated against… And that I really pass… Continue reading The Afrolatina Show – Ep. 04 #afrolatinashow

A Parent Talks to a Child Before the First Game

"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

Things Will Unstitch Us…

Excerpts from Chris Abani's Ted Talk on Humanity: "This woman -- during the Biafran war, we were caught in the war. It was my mother with five little children. It takes her one year, through refugee camp after refugee camp, to make her way to an airstrip where we can fly out of the country.… Continue reading Things Will Unstitch Us…

The Writing Midwife

In the Writing from the Womb workshop I work closely with writers at all levels who have chosen me as their “Writing Midwife” to walk with them on this incredibly lonely journey that is the writers life. Over the years, Writing from the Womb has grown into the most sacred model of what it means to… Continue reading The Writing Midwife