Category Archives: Peace Army

Black Bodies

by Richard Rohr Until the killing of black mothers’ sons [and daughters] is as important as the discovery of white mothers’ sons, we who believe in freedom cannot rest. —Ella Baker [1] As I wrote in last week’s meditations, the early … 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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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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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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Para ti mi puebo/ for You My People

por Edyka Chilomé (Introducción a la película/ Introduction to film) “During the making of this film, two of the largest Immigration and Customs (ICE) operations of this decade took place in Southern USA Durante la grabación de estra película, dos … Continue reading

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Nosotras Somos / We are the ones

Por June Jordan  [English below] For Audio Click here Poema para mujeres sudafricanas/ Poem for South African Women En conmemoración a las 40,000 mujeres y niñ@s quienes en el 9 de agosto de 1956, se presentaron en protesta contra el … 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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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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You Stand With the Poor and the Powerless and the Voiceless

by Reverend Gregory Boyle Thank you very much for this kind and generous honor. President Benton called me some months ago and he said, “Greg, do you believe in free speech?”, and I said yes, and he said, “Good, you’re … Continue reading

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