"This is our meditation practice as women, calling back the dead and dismembered aspects of ourselves, calling back the dead and dismembered aspects of life itself. The one who re-creates from that which has died is always a double-sided archetype. The Creation Mother is always also the Death Mother and vice versa. Because of this… Continue reading

Nepantlera 🙋🏻

In a constant state of mental nepantilism, an Aztec word 'meaning torn between ways', la mestiza is a product of the transfer of the cultural and spiritual values of one group to another. Being tricultural, monolingual, bilingual; or multilingual, speaking a patois, and in a state of perpetual transition, the mestiza faces the dilemma of… Continue reading Nepantlera 🙋🏻

"Supposing that Truth is a woman--what then?" Nietzsche asks us to consider the possibility (in his preface to Beyond Good and Evil) that "all philosophers ... have failed to understand women," and by extension, the Truth that she represents. Maybe a feminine conception of truth will be opposed to the dogmatism of western philosophical history.… Continue reading

The Name of the Rose

When I was 23 years old, I took a walk by the river near my father's house on an early summer day. While walking behind our neighbor's yards, my eyes fell on a single red rose, the only one of its kind behind the fence. Stunned by its singular beauty, I stopped for a only… Continue reading The Name of the Rose