The Enlightened…Conversations with Santa

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With our emerging freedom, many of us may be overwhelmed by new

Love yourself - because you're worth it

As the world keeps changing and restrictions get lifted, we find ourselves

Living in Freedom

Living in freedom

With the world open again, we are able to expand our personal

Live the moment

We once again find ourselves shifting our lives. This may feel like a heady sense of freedom, with a dose of fear, as we go into summer. How do we once again navigate this change?

Yes You Can

Re-Centering for Healing

When we go through trauma and are in place of hurt, we

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You Too Can Triumph

It my deepest wish for you to know that no matter what you have been through, you too can not only heal, but live a joyful, fulfilling and beautiful life.

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Listen to Santa’s  interview LIVE on channel 11. Santa speaks about her

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Running Through Darkness Official Launch!!   If you missed joining us live, you

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My new book, Running Through Darkness: Memoir of a Spiritual Warrior.  It takes readers on a journey, showing them that no matter what they’ve been through, healing is possible. As we go from trauma to triumph, we can reclaim what has been our divine birthright - to be whole, happy, joyous and free!

This debut memoir chronicles a woman’s spiritual exploration and growth as she overcame a disturbing childhood and helped others heal.

Brought to America from the Dominican Republic as a youngster, Molina-Marshall should have led a happy life. Her father was a diligent worker, and his large family wanted for nothing. But the author recounts that her dad had a drinking problem and was a serial philanderer. Molina-Marshall’s long-suffering mother left him for a woman. Then it was all downhill for the bright, 12-year-old girl, who was shuttled between foster care and relatives. According to the author, she was sexually abused by the husband of one of her siblings. This resulted in Molina-Marshall becoming alienated and moody. By 15, she simply tried to survive. In her favor were grit and a restless intelligence. She quit school, rented a room, and found a factory job. Time went by, and for a while she was happily married. Yet when her husband left her, her life truly began. She turned to religion for answers but decided that blaming God for her woes was a cop-out. 

In this absorbing and moving memoir, Molina-Marshall’s vivid storytelling is fearless. She frankly discusses the truths she discovered and the indignities she suffered. These admissions are disclosed with a touch of resignation and plenty of bite. However painful, everything she experienced was a lesson, and she bravely realized that she was part of the problem: “The fear of being hurt, rejected, or abused often led to me feeling lonely and misunderstood. No one knew the agonizing pain I felt being trapped in my thoughts and anger. I was becoming my biggest threat.” 

The author skillfully recounts her intricate spiritual journey. To deal with her psychic wounds, she searched for an inspirational system. Her open-mindedness led her to the interfaith concept—cherry-picking from various religions and spiritual movements, yoga, and Indigenous beliefs as a way of finding peace. Along with her female partner, she built a therapy practice, making use of every spiritual element that aided her and others. The road was bumpy, and she found that women of color in same-sex relationships were not welcomed everywhere. To do good works—and finally live on her own terms—she effectively overcame bigotry.

An engrossing, cathartic account of empathy and success through determination and confidence.

Pub Date: May 3, 2022   |    ISBN: 978-0-578-38315-6  |   Page Count: 264    | Publisher: From Trauma to Triumph  |   Review Posted Online: June 13, 2022