By Zoricelis Davila Para leer en Español haga clic aqui Recently I read a post on social media that said, “talking to your best friend is sometimes all the therapy you need.” I have to admit that as a therapist I know the therapeutic value of going to counseling to address issues that can only …

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Adopted

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By Jana Atkinson Para leer la version en español, haga clic aquí. I was raised as the middle child in a big group of daughters. Needless to say, sisterhood is one of the very first thingsthat I ever understood, and something I have always loved. Due to differing circumstances, a few of my sisters are …

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By Monica Salinas Para leer la version en español, haga clic aquí. Can you imagine eleven girls between the ages of five and seventeen eating together at a round table? Anyone would think that it is a children’s birthday party, but no, that was the daily dynamic at the Salinas home. I am number ten …

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By Becky Klein Para leer la version en español el clic aquí. What is sisterhood, anyway? In my experience it has been the blessing to have one or more women who share a common bond; who share confidences without assigning judgement and without violating trust; and whom provide hope and solace when encountering times of …

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By Raquel Contreras Para leer la version en español, haga clic aquí. As a Latina, one of the things that I enjoy the most about visiting friends or family in their homes is feeling so welcomed and free to stay over and talk for hours.  The after-dinner fellowship in our gatherings is a tradition that …

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The Strength of Sisterhood

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By Patty Villarreal, LMSW Para leer la version en español, haga clic aquí. The word strength conjures up images of power and confidence. God provides people, women and men, who cross our path with strength which maximizes our God-given potential. Power and confidence give us courage to pursue an action towards our dream. As women …

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By Alicia Zorzoli March 2019 Para leer la versión en español haga clic aquí. I don’t have a sister. I have two brothers whom I love with all my heart, but I would have loved to have a sister. I would have loved someone to play and argue with, someone to share my secrets, dreams, and clothes.  I …

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By Anyra Cano Para leer la versión en español haga clic aquí. Eighteen years ago, my life was in a slimy pit of mud and mire. I had experienced a season of both emotional and physical trauma. I was longing for a community to help me out of the pain I found myself in. God was good …

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By Nora O. Lozano Para leer la versión en español haga clic aquí. I am delighted to introduce the new blog of the Christian Latina Leadership Institute (CLLI), entitled: “Tú, yo, nosotras” (You, I, Us). The purpose of this blog is twofold. First, it is designed to stimulate creative academic thinking and conversations regarding topics that are relevant …

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