Category Archives: gift-economy

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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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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Esta Música Nos Creó / This Music Made Us

–por David George Haskell (Jan 11, 2017)    [English below] Para l@s grieg@s de la época de Homero, kleos, la fama, estaba hecha de canción. Las vibraciones en el aire contenían la medida y el recuerdo de la vida de una persona. … Continue reading

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Honorable Harvest

–by Robin Wall Kimmerer  (Jan 04 2018) In this season of harvest, our baskets are full, rounded with fragrant apples and heaped with winter squash. So too are the steel shopping carts that clatter across the parking lot, plastic bags whipping in … Continue reading

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Nuestro Compromiso Para Sanar / Our Commitment to Healing

–by Julia Butterfly Hill (Jan 30, 2017)    [English below] No pararon hasta el 23 de diciembre (de 1997). En lugar de los “doce días de Navidad”, tuvimos doce días de motosierras, todo el día, todos los días. Cada vez que una … 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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Eres Una Comunidad / You Are a Community

–por David Grinspoon (Oct 19, 2017) [English below] Pudimos vislumbrar algo que Lynn nos ayudó a aprender: que nuestra propia individualidad es una ilusión breve que es trascendida por el amor y la biología. Las vidas de las pocas mujeres y hombres … 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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