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Set it Off

Happy birthday to Walt Disney! My grandpa told me to think of Walt as my “honorary Godfather” and he’s definitely one of the most amazing heroes in history. My grandfather told me that Walt had hoped that one day I … Continue reading

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Doctor of Magic

When I was in high school, my grandfather kept insisting that my path in life was to be an artist, and I kept telling him he was wrong. I insisted that I wanted to be a doctor just like him … Continue reading

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Little Drummer Boy

Starting when I was four years old, my Mexican grandfather explained to me repeatedly that we are Mexican nobility and Curanderismo shamans, which is basically a type of magical healer. He explained to me that throughout history, power-hungry people without … Continue reading

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Goddess of Adventure

I am getting fed up with worrying that other people are being harmed because a bunch of power-crazed lunatic men have been trying for generations to figure out how my ancestors were so incredibly magical. My grandfather warned me that … Continue reading

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Celebrating Indigenous Peoples’ Day

When I was a child, my grandparents told me all of their fears for their harbor community in San Pedro, CA. They told me they feared that one day the Italian portion of the community would attempt to proclaim superiority … Continue reading

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Saint Brigid

I’ve shared previously about how I was confused when I was younger about why my soul felt so masculine. People often ask me how I could identify as part of the LGBTQ+ community and still choose to remain Catholic. There’s … Continue reading

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Ave Maria

  There’s been a question I’ve been asked repeatedly my entire adult life…”how did you know?!” or alternately, “how did your family know?!”. I could claim that I come from the most highly magical family of witches/wizards around. I prefer … Continue reading

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Find Your Voice

  When I was growing up, my grandpa told me a story repeatedly about how his dad and Walt Disney had brainstormed together about The Little Mermaid. His dad had a lot of dreams about me, and he knew that … Continue reading

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Cherry Bomb

I come from a very unique family. On the Mexican branch of my family tree, we come from a long line of curanderos. A curandero is basically a healer, and in our family that comes in the form of either … Continue reading

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This Earth is Our Wonderland

It’s time to turn this country and the health of this Earth around. Our country is currently going through what is known in a spiritual sense as a “dark night of the soul”. It feels like things are hopeless and … Continue reading

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