Category Archives: Shanti Sena

Set Our Mind Towards The Infinite

–by Rabindranath Tagore (Apr 12, 2018) When we watch a girl trying to walk, we see her countless failures; her successes are but few. If we had to limit our observation within a narrow space of time, the sight would be cruel. … Continue reading

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Don’t Just Resist, Return to Who You Are

–by Taiaiake Alfred (Mar 29, 2018) When we talk about colonization, we tend to think of brutally stolen land, racism, broken treaties, boarding schools. Those are things that happened. Those are the well-known things that shaped the relationship between Indigenous people and … Continue reading

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No Hay Revolución Sin Evolución / There Is No Revolution Without Evolution

–por Victoria Santa Cruz (March 22, 2018) [English below] Entrevistador (E): Quisiera formularle una pregunta de carácter personal, porque creo que en este caso es importante. El hecho de ser mujer, el hecho de ser negra y el hecho de ser latinoamericana, y … Continue reading

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The Organic and Harmonious Inter-Relation of Virtues

–by Nyanaponika Thera  (March 15, 2018) Unbounded love guards compassion against turning into partiality, prevents it from making discriminations by selecting and excluding and thus protects it from falling into partiality or aversion against the excluded side. Love imparts to equanimity its … Continue reading

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Revolutionary Love: A Feminist Intervention

–by Valarie Kaur  (March 01 2018) My first lesson in revolutionary love was that stories can help us see no stranger. […] And then my son was born. In a time when hate crimes against our communities are at the highest they have been since … Continue reading

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You Are One Of Us

–by Steve Karlin (Feb 15, 2018) Steve Karlin [SK]: When I’m talking, I’m trying to be in my place in the center. Now, I’m aware of all my [hand]shaking going on. But when I’m trying to communicate, I’m not aware of it at … Continue reading

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La Claridad No Tiene Miedo / Clarity Has No Fear

–por Margaret Wheatley  (Feb 08, 2018) [English below] Querer ver claramente es un verdadero acto de valentía. Abrir nuestro corazón y nuestra mente, estar abiert@s a lo que la vida nos ofrece en este momento, requiere un tremendo valor y firmeza. Al … Continue reading

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El Amor Libera / Love Liberates

por Maya Angelou  (Enero 24, 2018)  [English below] Estoy agradecida por haber sido amada y por ser amada ahora y por poder amar, porque esto libera. El amor libera. No sólo retiene (eso es ego). El amor libera. Cuando mi hijo nació, … Continue reading

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Moral Responsibility To Disobey Unjust Laws

by Martin Luther King Jr.  (Jan 17, 2018) There comes a time when the cup of endurance runs over, and humans are no longer willing to be plunged into the abyss of despair. I hope, sirs, you can understand our legitimate … Continue reading

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Nuestro Compromiso Para Sanar / Our Commitment to Healing

–by Julia Butterfly Hill (Jan 30, 2017)    [English below] No pararon hasta el 23 de diciembre (de 1997). En lugar de los “doce días de Navidad”, tuvimos doce días de motosierras, todo el día, todos los días. Cada vez que una … Continue reading

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