It can be a lot of pressure that I put on myself, but at the end of the day I find all of my hard work fulfilling.

I Stand on the Shoulders

Story of this loss and pain and how I need to strengthen myself and find ways of self-care in order to continue caring for others.

My (Pandemic) Story

Although she had nice legs, her knees were bent together in an odd position at the center. She always preferred to keep them covered

My Mother’s Knees

But, at that time my mind as a child didn't understand the damage, he did to me, because he always gave me money. And me and my neighbor's girl would be happy with the money he gave us so we wouldn't say anything.

The Girl with The Smile

I'd come sitting down the mountains and we had to cross a river at 2 a.m. I felt as though it almost dragged me away. There were rattlesnakes. We listened to them, but God is great and helped us to come to this country.

Crossing The Border “Like A Phoenix”

Traumas in our life as a child can really impact us as adults and many people don’t talk about it because they don’t know how or what reactions other people will have to their stories in life.

Positive Mind, Positive Life

Saw on classroom wall “without a struggle there can be no progress”


I did not see that the mirrors lining that room held another side, a side of my family’s story that we pretended not to see.

Que Lio (What a Mess)