Monthly Archives: December 2012

The Maya People and the prophecies

by: Carlos Quintana Everybody has something to say about today, so it was my intention to write another version about December 21st, the calendar, winter solstice, its prophecies and doomsday. I guess I am not up to it today too … Continue reading

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Book Review: Plants of the Mayan World

Traditional Remedies, Food & Art is a treasure trove of colorful photos and valuable information about regional plants. by Tere Carpinelli PLAYA DEL CARMEN – Svetlana Aleksandroff’s grassroots-funded book, Plants of the Mayan World: Traditional Remedies, Food & Art, has … Continue reading

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The Story of Our Lady of Guadalupe

From: The Community of the Franciscans of the Renewal (based on the original account) December 9th, 1531, the feast of the Immaculate Conception. Juan Diego, a recent convert to the Catholic faith, was walking to attend the early morning Mass … Continue reading

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