Category Archives: nonviolence

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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La vida espiritual comienza en el corazón / Spiritual Life Begins Within the Heart

por Joan Chittister [English below] ¿Cómo podemos justificar estas cosas? ¿Cómo podemos lidiar con ellas? ¿Cómo podemos encontrar tanto consuelo en ellas como confusión? Estas son las preguntas que no desaparecerán, pero a las que los gigantes espirituales de todas … 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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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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Es Tu Responsabilidad / It Is Your Responsibility

por Toni Morrison  (February 18, 1931 — August 5, 2019 RIP) [English Below] “Había una vez una mujer anciana. Ciega pero sabia.” ¿O era un hombre anciano? Acaso era un gurú. O un griot (sabio del Africa del Oeste) calmando … Continue reading

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Amante ilegal / The illegal Lover

por Francisco (Pancho) Ramos-Stierle [English below] La Luna brilla en mi cuerpoy así también el Sol y los planetas y las estrellas y las galaxias.La luz hermosa de la eternidad está dentro de mípero mis ojos ciegos no pueden verla.Fue … Continue reading

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Violence and Nonviolence

by H.H. Dalai Lama and Victor Chan “What is violence? What is nonviolence?” the Dalai Lama had once asked me in one of our interviews in Dharamsala. “Very difficult to make clear. It is related to motivation. If we have … 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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The Quest for Peace and Justice

by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr Every man lives in two realms, the internal and the external. The internal is that realm of spiritual ends expressed in art, literature, morals, and religion. The external is that complex of devices, techniques, … Continue reading

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Happiness Is A Journey

by Elizabeth Lesser To be human is to be lost in the woods. None of us arrives here with clear directions on how to get from point A to point B without stumbling into the forest of confusion or catastrophe … Continue reading

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