Quién Soy Yo?
“We are the ones we have been waiting for,” says Xochi Quetzalli in this teaching on self-love with instructions for a rose limpia.
Lara Medina shares the story behind this anthology of Xicanx spirituality.
“At its essence, philosophy is spirit,” says Saraliza Anzaldua, “and by doing philosophy you exercise a spirit that has been passed along through your ancestors—now living in you.”
Professor Cinthya Saavedra shares her spiritual and healing journey and offers a meditative centering prayer.
“What is the name for a grief that creeps in after losing something, mixed with the back-dated guilt and shame of not really noticing? What is the nickname for a person who no longer embodies their name? What happens to a person who has become unrecognizable to some? What do we call a tree that’s been severed from its roots? A person who has been robbed of their identity?”
Huitzilopochtli, the blue Hummingbird of the South, shifts our attention both inward and outward at winter solstice. Scholar Jorge García explains the significance.
A collection in celebration of our first year—available in print as a limited edition. Cover art by Manuela Guillén.
“It is time to call your spirit back home. So, say your name aloud. Call your spirit back so that it may reanimate your body, mind, and heart.” Xochi Quetzalli, maestra and practitioner of curanderismo, offers a reflection on cultural susto and a velación to connect with ancestors.
“If nothing else, Earth wants you to pause to enjoy a cup of coffee or tea, to feel the breeze, to listen to the crunch of leaves, and to remember all the past year has brought. And the years before that.” Writer and consultant Cameron Navarro encourages us to pause, grieve, and treasure each moment.
Ofrenda Magazine explores Xicanx and Latinx spirituality for the healing of people and planet. Find wisdom from our community with a focus on ancestral connection, embodiment, earth care + justice, and curanderismo.
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