dominicanish: A Diasporic Commemoration

A Narrative by Christy X Martínez            ‘Dominicanish,’ the first annual Dominican Writers Conference, was a powerful display of matriarchy, poder al pueblo (power to the people) and free expression. In all honesty, I’m still vibrating high off of the transformational energies of that day! From witnessing the tremendous team effort of [...]

Messages from HER

My Dearest Christy,          WOW, look at you! You are so creative, so intelligent, so observant, so beautiful in and out, so full of life, character and IMMENSE dreams! In your honor and in gratitude for having preserved as far as you have, I give you the gift of SELF-LOVE, once and [...]

Isaiah 54:17

            Today I woke up inspired and with a message; perhaps for me, perhaps for YOU, perhaps for us both. I got to thinking about opposition and how much energy we spend within our culture, thinking of and in essence giving unnecessary energy to “haters,” people who are out of [...]

Minding my Business

                So I recently quit a perfectly decent, full-time, salaried job in order to actively pursue my actual creative pursuit of writing freelance and its been the most challenging decision I’ve ever had to make. Let’s just put it like this, I had to go through a series [...]

how I meditate: redefining the art of self-reflection

I'm on this spiritual journey, y'all...I'm aligning these chakras,  nourishing my soul, taking the time to understand my body and its needs and vibrating higher everyday! And I'm finally starting to gain momentum, I'm getting the hang of this magick shit and it is quite lovely. One of the concepts I've had the longest time unfolding has been this idea of merging [...]

trump: an analysis

           Donald J. Trump, 45th president of the United States, is truly going to make America great again... AND HE DOESN'T EVEN KNOW IT! In contemplating the results of the presidential election from a place of spirit, I've found a sense of peace with it all. Maybe America needed this Trump [...]

unshackled

... I am not meant to be a slave. I am not meant to be anyone's subordinate. I am not meant to take orders from anyone whose as enslaved as I. I am not meant to respect hierarchies, ignoring the fallacies of those "in power." I am not meant to be satisfied with earning a [...]