Category Archives: natural philosophy

Returning the Gift

By Robin Wall Kimmerer We are showered every day with the gifts of the Earth, gifts we have neither earned nor paid for: air to breathe, nurturing rain, black soil, berries and honeybees, the tree that became this page, a … Continue reading

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The Greatest Danger – The Deadening of Heart and Mind

by Joanna Macy “What you are is what you have been. What you’ll be is what you do now.” – Buddha The Great Turning arises in response to what we know and feel is happening to our world. It entails … Continue reading

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Perdonar a tu persona / Forgive Your Persona

por A. Sánchez Ferrer [English below] El perdón sucede en la Conciencia.  Deja de intentar cambiarte, corregirte, mejorarte, comportarte como crees que se espera de ti. Tras ese intento solo se esconde la idea de que eres erróneo. La idea … Continue reading

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I’ll be a Hummingbird. I’ll Do the Best I Can.

by Prof RR -Rajagopalan We are being constantly being bombarded by the problems that we face and sometimes we can get completely overwhelmed. The story of the humming bird is about this huge forest being consumed by a fire. All … Continue reading

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Coronavirus

por Jayeshbhai [English below] Due to our local county’s guidance around Coronavirus risks, this week’s circle has moved to a virtual space! To learn more about the online circle,  just RSVP here, and we’ll send you the details by email. Queridos Amig@s, … Continue reading

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Daily Life of Art

by Nina Wise Due to our local county’s guidance around Coronavirus risks, this week’s circle has moved to a virtual space! To learn more about the online circle,  just RSVP here, and we’ll send you the details by email. Since the inception … Continue reading

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La dedicación más profunda a la evolución espiritual/ Deeper Dedication to Spiritual Evolution

NOTE: due to Abundance caution, Awakin OAK March 6,2020 is canceled. Please join us on a 1hr Meditation at 7 PM PST from your meditation space. See you in the great silence…Familia Awakin Oakland AwakinOAK viernes, 6 de Marzo, 2020 … Continue reading

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La esperanza es la orientación del corazón / Hope is an Orientation of the Heart

por Václav Havel [English below] El tipo de esperanza en el que a diario pienso (especialmente en situaciones particularmente desesperadas, como la prisión) la entiendo sobre todo como un estado mental, no como un estado del mundo. O tenemos esperanza … Continue reading

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Overcoming Fear

by Thich Nhat Hanh The Buddha taught that everything is impermanent; that nothing is an absolute entity that remains the same. When we keep that insight in mind, we can see more deeply into the nature of reality, and we … Continue reading

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Signals Even GPS Cannot Detect

by Aylie Baker Returning to the US was always hard for me, in part because I began to notice how GPS technology was eroding what was left of our wayfinding capabilities. In the spring of 2013, I flew from Palau … Continue reading

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