Category Archives: fearlessness

The Cosmos in the Tree as seen by Thích Nhất Hạnh

by Novasutras.org  “Look at the tree. [It] is a wonderful thing, a tree. A tree is very beautiful. A tree to me is as beautiful as a cathedral, even more beautiful. I look[ed] into the tree and I saw the … Continue reading

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La vida espiritual comienza en el corazón / Spiritual Life Begins Within the Heart

por Joan Chittister [English below] ¿Cómo podemos justificar estas cosas? ¿Cómo podemos lidiar con ellas? ¿Cómo podemos encontrar tanto consuelo en ellas como confusión? Estas son las preguntas que no desaparecerán, pero a las que los gigantes espirituales de todas … Continue reading

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Our Spiritual Bond with Nature

–by Rachel Carson  A large part of my life has been concerned with some of the beauties and mysteries of this Earth about us, and with the even greater mysteries of the life that inhabits it. No one can dwell … Continue reading

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La major medicina para mi aflicción de crisis climática /The Best Medicine for My Climate Grief

por Perter Kalmus [English below] A veces una ola de angustia sobre la crisis climática me invade. Ocurre inesperadamente, tal vez durante una presentación de libros, o mientras hablo por teléfono con un representante del Congreso. En un milisegundo, sin … Continue reading

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Paying Lip-Service or Act, on Gandhi Jayanti?

by Arun Gandhi – Grandson of Mathatma Gandhi WHEN THE WORLD is torn apart by violence and government’s commit war crimes to preserve power; when inhumanity has reached its nadir and when hopelessness tears civilization asunder, we think of Gandhi … Continue reading

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Carpe Diem / Aprovecha el día / Seize the Day

by Walt Whitman [English version below] No dejes que termine el día sin haber crecido un poco, sin haber sido feliz, sin haber alimentado tus sueños. No te dejes vencer por el desaliento. No permitas que nadie te quite el … Continue reading

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Es Tu Responsabilidad / It Is Your Responsibility

por Toni Morrison  (February 18, 1931 — August 5, 2019 RIP) [English Below] “Había una vez una mujer anciana. Ciega pero sabia.” ¿O era un hombre anciano? Acaso era un gurú. O un griot (sabio del Africa del Oeste) calmando … Continue reading

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La falsa dualidad entre “trabajo” y “servicio”/The False Duality Between “Job” And “Service”

por Zilong Wang [English below] Alrededor de la época en que partí para Asia en julio, dos de mis amigos/profesores más queridos dejaron su dedicación al voluntariado a tiempo total para comenzar a trabajar a tiempo completo. Su decisión de … Continue reading

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Amante ilegal / The illegal Lover

por Francisco (Pancho) Ramos-Stierle [English below] La Luna brilla en mi cuerpoy así también el Sol y los planetas y las estrellas y las galaxias.La luz hermosa de la eternidad está dentro de mípero mis ojos ciegos no pueden verla.Fue … Continue reading

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Violence and Nonviolence

by H.H. Dalai Lama and Victor Chan “What is violence? What is nonviolence?” the Dalai Lama had once asked me in one of our interviews in Dharamsala. “Very difficult to make clear. It is related to motivation. If we have … Continue reading

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