Category Archives: gift-economy

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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El Pez y el Ave / The Fish and the Bird

–por Jacobo Grinberg (Nov 02, 2018) [English below] Un pez dorado estaba asombrado por el vuelo de las aves. Le gustaba asomarse a la superficie del agua y ver cómo la golondrina se trasladaba por el espacio abierto al agitar sus alas. … Continue reading

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Free of Possession and Full of Belonging

–by Climbing PoeTree  (Oct 25, 2018) Darkness is only the absence of light like loneliness is the reason we fight fear is the reason we might never know what it’d be like if we all realized the meaning of our lives and … Continue reading

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Advice From Some of Earth’s Oldest Beings

–by Robin Wall Kimmerer  (Oct 11, 2018) This elder has sat silently in these lakeshore woods for ten thousand years as forests have come and gone, lake levels ebbed and flowed. And after all that time, it is still a microcosm of … Continue reading

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Nuestros Problemas Colectivos y Oportunidades / Our Collective Problems & Opportunities

–por Peace Pilgrim (Oct 4, 2018) [English below] Al observar el Mundo en gran parte empobrecido, me sentí cada vez más intranquila al tener tanto mientras mis hermanos y hermanas pasaban hambre. Finalmente tenía que encontrar otro camino. El cambio se produjo … Continue reading

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The Moral Obligation To Shout From The Heart

–by Ken Wilber  (Sep 27, 2018) The authentic spiritual camps have the heart and soul of the great transformative traditions, and yet they will always do two things at once: appreciate and engage the lesser and translative practices (upon which their own … Continue reading

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La Mente Atenta / The Attentive Mind

–por Facundo Cabral (Sep 21, 2018) [English below] La mente debe estar atenta y el corazón abierto para no perdernos las bellezas que nos acerca la vida a cada instante, y en esa entrega recuperamos la inocencia, el asombro que absorbe toda la … Continue reading

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Powered By Mother Earth

–by John Trudell  (Sep 14, 2018) We, as the indigenous people of the western hemisphere have been resisting this violence and this oppression for five hundred years.   We know that the black people have been resisting it for at least that … Continue reading

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Living In Relationship With The Paradoxical Dimensions Of Life

–by Vimala Thakar (Aug 03, 2018) One does not select certain agreeable aspects of life and try to escape from the others that are not agreeable. One who can meet life choicelessly is committed to its totality. Let us examine this totality … Continue reading

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Aprender No Es Una Mera Imitación / Learning Is Not Mere Imitation

–por Bruce Lee  (Julio 26, 2018) [English below] Definitivamente, aprender no es una mera imitación, ni es la capacidad de acumular y repetir como perico algún conocimiento. Aprender es un proceso constante de descubrimiento, un proceso sin fin. En “jeet kune do” … Continue reading

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