Writing as a Meditation ~ Day 18

  As I wake up this morning I had to ice my face. My eyes were burning. My pupils were stinging. I wanted nothing more than to shut them. But I have way too much to do to just be still. So after my writers call I packed my bags and left the house to… Continue reading Writing as a Meditation ~ Day 18

Writing as a Meditation ~ Day 17

As I wake up this morning I was not ready to turn the lights on. I wasn't ready to start this day. I wasn't ready to come out of the darkness. I found myself laying in bed for thirty minutes just being with my thoughts and trying to remember my dreams. What's beautiful about this… Continue reading Writing as a Meditation ~ Day 17

Writing as a Meditation ~ Day 16: For my sisters… A meditation on sisterhood~

This morning I honored exactly what I needed. It was 4:30am when my body woke without the alarm. I had this pounding, excruciatingly painful throbbing headache from the moment I opened my eyes. Like those hangover headaches, except I didn’t drink last night. It was the kind of headache that felt like a pan being… Continue reading Writing as a Meditation ~ Day 16: For my sisters… A meditation on sisterhood~

“Don’t Call Me a Latina Writer” ~ Writing as a Meditation ~ Day 15

"Another world is not only possible, she is on her way. On a quiet day I can hear her breathing." ~ Arundhati Roy As I wake up this morning my mind is on one thing... the anniversary of the NYC Latina Writers Group. I can't believe we turn 8-years-old in less than twenty-four hours. The… Continue reading “Don’t Call Me a Latina Writer” ~ Writing as a Meditation ~ Day 15

Writing as a Meditation ~ Day 14

As I wake up this morning I am feeling full. I am feeling fueled. I have given myself what I needed over the past few days... good food, good conversation, good fun, ans good rest. So much rest and connectivity... connecting with the people we love... face to face time... in that very real way...… Continue reading Writing as a Meditation ~ Day 14

Writing as a Meditation ~ Day 12

As I wake this morning I am feeling really good. Visiting my daughter was just what I needed. Re-connecting. Being present. Making delicious gourmet meals from scratch. Hearing her express herself and me sharing with her. We spoke of so many things. She hugged me yesterday and said, "mom you're really doing it! Those girls… Continue reading Writing as a Meditation ~ Day 12

Writing as a Meditation ~ Day 10

As I wake up this morning I am feeling good! Today I am allowing whatever needs to come up to rise for me. And there is so much rising for me internally. She said, "she is happy..." those are the last words i heard before closing my eyes and falling asleep. Hearing that people are… Continue reading Writing as a Meditation ~ Day 10

Writing as a Meditation ~ Day 8

As I wake up this morning I begin by walking towards the water to write. I am here at my favorite pier with two loving writers. The water is loud... She is roaring... She is pleased... She is saying so much to me... Her winds caress my face... She is kissing me... She is happy… Continue reading Writing as a Meditation ~ Day 8