Category Archives: gift-economy

Walking in the Direction of Freedom & Living Bridges

–by Kazu Haga (Jan 17, 2019) Years ago we were running a series of parallel workshops, teaching Kingian Nonviolence every week at a local high-school in Oakland and at the San Bruno County Jail. We would have the students and the men … Continue reading

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Reverencia Por Nosotr@s y Nuestro Hogar / Reverence For Us and Our Home

–por Cleary Vaughan-Lee y Emmanuel Vaughan-Lee (Jan 10, 2019) [English below] La palabra “reverenciar” se puede definir como tener un profundo respeto o admiración por algo. La reverencia por la vida es una experiencia fundamental como ser humano (estar asombrado de la vida … Continue reading

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A Wanderer With a Purpose

–by Peace Pilgrim (Jan 3, 2019) A pilgrim is a wanderer with a purpose. A pilgrimage can be to a place—that’s the best known kind—but it can also be for a thing. Mine is for peace, and that is why I am … Continue reading

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Cuando Armonizamos Adentro… / When We Harmonize Within…

–por Facundo Cabral (Dec 27, 2018) [English below] No hay otro que nos salve, es duro reconocer esto, pero cuando lo aprendemos comenzamos a vivir en paz, y en esa paz es posible alcanzar la plenitud, que es salvación. A veces descanso de … Continue reading

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Wherever You Receive Love, That’s Your Home

–by Dalai Lama XIV, Desmond Tutu, Douglas Abrams (Dec 20, 2018) Desmond Tutu: It is wonderful to discover that what we want is not actually happiness. It is not actually what I would speak of. I would speak of joy. Joy subsumes … Continue reading

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Being Human

–by Climbing PoeTree  (Dec 6, 2018) I wonder if the Sun debates dawn some mornings not wanting to rise out of bed from under the down-feather horizon if the sky grows tired of being everywhere at once adapting to the mood swings … Continue reading

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Que la Reverencia Sea Nuestra Guía / Let Reverence Be Our Guide

–by Paul Fleischman (Nov 30, 2018)    [English below] Meditemos cada mañana y cada tarde así tan confiablemente como el Sol observa el amanecer y el atardecer. Convivamos en santidad con toda la vida, incluso en la coexistencia con la gran araña … Continue reading

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Planting Twin Trees

–by Robin Wall Kimmerer  (Nov 22, 2018) There was a custom in the mid-eighteen hundreds of planting twin trees to celebrate a marriage and the starting of a home. The stance of these two, just ten feet apart, recalls a couple standing … Continue reading

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Extenuante Búsqueda de la Perfección / Exhausting Quest For Perfection

–por Brene Brown (Nov 15, 2018) [English below] La búsqueda de la perfección es agotadora e implacable, pero por más que lo intentemos, no podemos apagar las cintas que llenan nuestras cabezas con mensajes como “Nunca lo suficientemente bueno” y “¿Qué pensará … Continue reading

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Live In the Soul and Be Guided By It

–by Pavithra Mehta  (Nov 08, 2019) Dr. V firmly believes that action motivated by love exerts a force and organizing power of its own. He makes the cultivation of unconditional compassion for all beings a daily goal—a Dalai Lama-esque endeavor not always … Continue reading

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