Category Archives: Awakin Oakland

De Ser Manejad@ a Ser Atraid@ / From Being Driven To Being Drawn

–por Richard Rohr (Oct 18, 2018) [English below] Cuando era joven, me gustaban mucho las ideas y los libros, y todavía leo bastante. Pero cada vez que regreso de un retiro largo en una ermita, no me dan ganas de leer un … Continue reading

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Advice From Some of Earth’s Oldest Beings

–by Robin Wall Kimmerer  (Sep Oct 11, 2018) This elder has sat silently in these lakeshore woods for ten thousand years as forests have come and gone, lake levels ebbed and flowed. And after all that time, it is still a microcosm … Continue reading

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Nuestros Problemas Colectivos y Oportunidades / Our Collective Problems & Opportunities

–por Peace Pilgrim (Oct 4, 2018) [English below] Al observar el Mundo en gran parte empobrecido, me sentí cada vez más intranquila al tener tanto mientras mis hermanos y hermanas pasaban hambre. Finalmente tenía que encontrar otro camino. El cambio se produjo … Continue reading

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The Moral Obligation To Shout From The Heart

–by Ken Wilber  (Sep 27, 2018) The authentic spiritual camps have the heart and soul of the great transformative traditions, and yet they will always do two things at once: appreciate and engage the lesser and translative practices (upon which their own … Continue reading

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La Mente Atenta / The Attentive Mind

–por Facundo Cabral (Sep 21, 2018) [English below] La mente debe estar atenta y el corazón abierto para no perdernos las bellezas que nos acerca la vida a cada instante, y en esa entrega recuperamos la inocencia, el asombro que absorbe toda la … Continue reading

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Powered By Mother Earth

–by John Trudell  (Sep 14, 2018) We, as the indigenous people of the western hemisphere have been resisting this violence and this oppression for five hundred years.   We know that the black people have been resisting it for at least that … Continue reading

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Change Is The Very Nature of Existence

–por Ed and Deb Shapiro (Aug 30, 2018) Who we are now is not who we were last year, last week, yesterday or even a minute ago. Life never stands still, no matter what we do. Change is the very nature of … Continue reading

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Llevando la Eternidad Por Dentro / Carrying Eternity Inside

–por Thich Nhat Hanh (Aug 24, 2018)    [English below] Si viertes un puñado de sal en un vaso de agua, el agua vuelve imbebible. Pero si viertes la sal en un río, la gente puede seguir usando el agua para cocinar, … Continue reading

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The Lion’s Gaze

–by Paul Levy (Aug 16th, 2018) There is an intrinsic problem with illuminating evil, however, as articulating the nature of evil can actually invoke it in the field. This is to say that even mentioning the word evil can constellate that very … Continue reading

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Sobreviviendo a la Bomba Atómica Para Tu Beneficio / Surviving the Atomic Bomb For Your Benefit

–por Takashi Tanemori  (Aug 09, 2018) [English below] Yo (como un niño de 7 años) volví a Hiroshima un año después de la bomba atómica. Recuerdo que a fines de 1945 me dijeron que en Hiroshima no se iba a ver nueva … Continue reading

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