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Llámame Por Mis Nombres Verdaderos / Call Me by My True Names

–por Thich Nhat Hanh (May 19, 2017) No digas que partiré mañana porque todavía estoy llegando. Mira profundamente: llego a cada instante para ser el brote de una rama en primavera, para ser un pequeño pájaro de alas aún frágiles aprendiendo a cantar … Continue reading

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Contributing To The Total Upliftment Of Humanity

–by Vimala Thakar (Apr 27, 2017) Most of us are not aware of our motivations for living or our priorities for action. We drift with the tides of societal fashions, floating in and out of social concerns at the whim of societal … Continue reading

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No Hacer Nada Una Vez / Do Nothing For Once

por  Pablo Neruda (Abril 20, 2017)  [English below] A Callarse Ahora contaremos doce y nos quedamos tod@s quiet@s. Por una vez sobre la tierra no hablemos en ningún idioma, por un segundo detengámonos, no movamos tanto los brazos. Sería un minuto fragante, sin prisa, … Continue reading

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#SabiduríaLakota: El Corazón de Todo lo que Es / #LakotaWisdom: The Heart of Everything That Is

    –por Ronald Goodman  (Mar 24, 2017) [English below] La investigación sobre la teología de estrellas Lakota ha añadido nuevas dimensiones para nuestra comprensión de cómo este pueblo indígena generó la mentalidad para vivir lo sagrado. Muestra que sentían una relación viva … Continue reading

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The Please Force

–by Larry Brilliant  (Feb 16, 2017) The first time I met Wavy Gravy was while he waited his turn for [smallpox]vaccination. He put out his arm for me to vaccinate him and his face lit up with a huge smile, his mouth … Continue reading

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On Good and Evil

–by Kahlil Gibran  (Dec 30, 2016) Of the good in you I can speak, but not of the evil. For what is evil but good tortured by its own hunger and thirst? Verily when good is hungry it seeks food even in … Continue reading

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Para el Viajer@ / For the Traveler

-por John O’Donohue (Dec 23, 2016) [English below] Cada vez que sales de casa, otro camino te lleva en un mundo en el que nunca estuviste. Nuevos desconocid@s en otros caminos esperan. Nuevos lugares que nunca te han visto se … Continue reading

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Activismo y Espiritualidad / Activism and Spirituality

-por Starhawk (Dec 9, 2016) [English below] El letrero en la entrada principal del campamento de Oceti Sakowin en Standing Rock dice: “Este es un lugar de oración y ceremonia”. (…) Tan pronto como vi la señal, supe que hice … Continue reading

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Give me the Desert

–by Lyla June Johnston  (Dec 2, 2016) I am a child of the desert. Every drop of rain is carefully counted. Every corn seed is honored and saved. We are colored by the sun And shaped by the wind. The world is … Continue reading

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True Humility: Selfless Respect for Reality

–by Costica Bradatan  (Nov 3, 2016) From the potential unique location – the site of devastation that we might become – we understand that we are no grander than the rest of the world. Indeed, we are less than most things. The smallest stone … Continue reading

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