Category Archives: ARTivism

You Are One Of Us

–by Steve Karlin (Feb 15, 2018) Steve Karlin [SK]: When I’m talking, I’m trying to be in my place in the center. Now, I’m aware of all my [hand]shaking going on. But when I’m trying to communicate, I’m not aware of it at … Continue reading

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Words Make Worlds

–by Robin Wall Kimmerer  (Jan Feb 01 2018) Writing as an indigenous plant woman I might say, “My plant relatives have shared healing knowledge with me and given me a root medicine.” Instead of ignoring our mutual relationship, I celebrate it. Yet … Continue reading

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El Amor Libera / Love Liberates

por Maya Angelou  (Enero 24, 2018)  [English below] Estoy agradecida por haber sido amada y por ser amada ahora y por poder amar, porque esto libera. El amor libera. No sólo retiene (eso es ego). El amor libera. Cuando mi hijo nació, … Continue reading

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Open Hands to the Universe

–by Satish Kumar (Dec 7, 2017) “We can go on looking for peace in politics, in materialism, in secterianism. I tell you, we will only find frustration and exhaustion. There is a story about a musk deer, who has musk in his … Continue reading

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The Blessing of a Swelling Raindrop

–by Robin Wall Kimmerer  (Nov 24 2017) However alluring the thought of warmth, there is no substitute for standing in the rain to waken every sense—senses that are muted within four walls, where my attention would be on me, instead of all … Continue reading

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The Divine Mother

–by Sri Aurobindo (Nov 10th, 2017) …She is the Force, the inevitable Word, The magnet of our difficult ascent, The Sun from which we kindle all our suns, The Light that leans from the unrealised Vasts, The joy that beckons from the … Continue reading

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Becycling: Lifting the illusion

–by Peter Kalmus (Oct 12th, 2017) The changes I’ve been making to my own life are simple, but they go far beyond recycling or green consumerism. I came to see that the business-as-usual ways of industrial society are bankrupt. So I actively … Continue reading

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El Campo de Rumi / Rumi’s Field

–por Patty De Llosa (Oct 5, 2017) [English below] Tal vez Rumi lo dijo mejor: “Más allá de las ideas de hacer el mal y hacer el bien, hay un campo. Ahí nos vemos. Cuando el alma se acuesta en ese pasto, … Continue reading

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Convirtiéndonos en Gente de Maíz / Becoming Corn People

–por Robin Wall Kimmerer  (Sep 7, 2017) [English below] La historia de nuestra relación con la Tierra está escrita con más veracidad en la tierra que en una página. Dura mucho tiempo ahí. La tierra recuerda lo que dijimos y lo que … Continue reading

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No Hay Este ni Oeste / There is No East or West

–por Masanobu Fukuoka (Aug 25 , 2015) [English below] Un joven con una pequeña mochila a hombros caminaba despreocupadamente hacia donde nos encontrábamos trabajando en el campo. “¿De dónde eres?” le pregunté. “De por allí”. “¿Cómo llegaste?” “Andando”. “¿Para qué viniste aquí?” … Continue reading

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