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Issue 07: Balance / Issue 08: Nourishment

Earth, Air, Water, Fire

Calling upon the four elements and Tlazolteotl, the sacred feminine energy who consumes, restores, and regenerates, Xochi Quetzalli offers her prayer.

Words by Xochi Quetzalli
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Issue 07: Balance / Issue 08: Nourishment

The Red Loom

Woven memories plus an invitation to learn Mayan backstrap weaving—an ancestral art full of tradition and stories, which can help us connect to both our past and future lineages. (Includes special event details.)

Words by Sarah Monroy Solís
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Issue 07: Balance / Issue 08: Nourishment

Where the Serpent Dwells

A testimonio of life, healing, shapeshifting, and rebirth.

Words and Art by Audrya Flores
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Issue 07: Balance / Issue 08: Nourishment

Poetry Is My Medicine, Our Healing

“With it, I also write the bones of my ancestors free.”

Words by Ruth Nakamura
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Issue 07: Balance / Issue 08: Nourishment

Cultivating the Gender Expansive Within

Taking cues from the natural world and claiming fluid ancestor-kin

Words by Pepe Santamaría
Art by Zeferino Llamas

Ofrenda Magazine explores explores Xicanx and Latinx spiritualities, ancestral connection, social and eco justice, curanderismo, and other healing arts. We share wisdom from our community that acknowledges interconnection, promotes wellbeing, and honors the earth.