Category Archives: natural philosophy

Lluvia del Alma/ Rain of the Soul

por Pancho Ramos-Stierle [English below] en la nochedespierta con el aroma de los soles lejanosmucho antes de que salpiquenel techo de tu corazón quítate las cobijas del saber ahoray deja que el espíritu corra afuera descalzoen los campos inconocibles de … Continue reading

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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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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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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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Lo que ves es lo que tienes/ What You See Is What You Get

por Annie Dillard [English below] Cuando tenía seis o siete años y vivía en Pittsburgh, solía tomar un precioso centavo y esconderlo para que alguien más lo encontrara. Fue una compulsión curiosa; lamentablemente, nunca me ha motivado el hacer lo … 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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Agapanthus

By Pavithra K. Mehta I never notice agapanthus before she blooms. This lack of awareness allows for yearly ambush. A blue bombardment, like so many miniature firecracker displays in freeze frame, they seize the sidewalks, fully formed– their delicate globes fashioned … Continue reading

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2019 is a Mineral Year

by Malidoma Somé Mineral is the storage place of memory, the principle of creativity, resources, stories, and symbolism.  In the cosmological wheel, mineral is located in the west and is colored white.  It is the elemental energy that allows us … Continue reading

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Por qué la migración es un derecho humano fundamental/Why Migration is a Fundamental Human Right

por Mohsin Hamid [English below] Gran Bretaña y Estados Unidos no son, de ninguna manera, únicos en negar el derecho humano a la migración. Todas las democracias ricas hacen lo mismo. China y algunos otros países incluso restringen la migración … Continue reading

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