We are taught, children should not be seen or heard! Not in my house! On raising daughters and the examples we set! She wrote in her email: "I can't see when the words I used to bring tears to your eyes or cause your fists to come together." She wanted to see me angry. But… Continue reading FYF ~ Chapters 23: Living By Example! #FYFLove #audiobook
I didn't always like her. We have had our differences and arguments. When I could step back and see my mother as a woman first, not this ideal, mythical archetype and fantasy. But a woman with her own needs. Her own dreams. Her own history. Her own wounds. This is where the healing begins to… Continue reading FYF ~ Chapters 17 & 18 #FYFLove #audiobook
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!
I saw your face on the mountain today just before I got to the top... it was your smile your dimples your scent your heart your honesty your strength your secrets your history your love your childlike innocence discovered in a woman's body I think that's what I love most about you... your smile... that… Continue reading Nepal Trip ~ Day 20: I saw your face on the mountain today just before I got to the top… and Reflection
Seventy years ago a girl was born en el cibao... criada en la capital. She came from a large family. Known for her elegance, her grace, her power, her fierceness, her style, her voice,her up do's, her walk, her take no crap from no one personality... una mujer fuerte. Matriarch Warrior Righteous Brilliant My mother… Continue reading Para mi madre… cumpleaños feliz!
Keynote Address: Hofstra University ~ Hispanic Heritage Month Wednesday, October 22, 2014 Alicia Anabel Santos THE NEXT BIG DREAM! GOOD MORNING I am humbled to be invited to deliver this 2014’s Keynote address in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month. I would like to thank Jenn Christ, Director of Multicultural and International Student Programs for inviting… Continue reading The NEXT BIG DREAM! Keynote Address Hofstra University
There is a craving, an aching, a deep desire to find a place... a space where we can just be FREE. Whatever freedom means to us. We all want a place where we can be heard! Where we don't have to apologize, explain or justify who we are! We have been looking for that place… Continue reading IN MY VOICE! Goes live in…