Category Archives: Awakin Oakland

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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Generosity Fills Us With Joy

By Desmond Tutu I think that almost all of us are surprised how our joy is enhanced when we make someone else happy. You know, you go to town, you’ve gone to do some shopping, and when you get back … 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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Overcoming Fear

by Thich Nhat Hanh The Buddha taught that everything is impermanent; that nothing is an absolute entity that remains the same. When we keep that insight in mind, we can see more deeply into the nature of reality, and we … Continue reading

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Tras la máscara de un pandillero/ Beneath a Gangster’s Mask

Por Jennifer Knapp [English Below] Autores: Jóvenes encarcelados en El Sálvador. Si ellos pudieran hablar Veneno, Marlito, Gasper, Daniel Si mis manos pudieran hablar, te dirían… Cómo solían traicionarme cuando era pequeñx trepando árboles, cuando me resbalaba y me caía. … Continue reading

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Signals Even GPS Cannot Detect

by Aylie Baker Returning to the US was always hard for me, in part because I began to notice how GPS technology was eroding what was left of our wayfinding capabilities. In the spring of 2013, I flew from Palau … Continue reading

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El amor no construye muros / Love Does Not Create Walls

por Victoria Rustán [English below] Hoy [9 de Noviembre, 2019] hacen treinta años que se derribó el Muro de Berlín, un ícono de la vergüenza y de las divisiones en todos sus tipos. Los muros dividen. Los muros existen, y … Continue reading

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Renewability Makes Something Valuable

by Martin Prechtel In the village, people used to build their houses out of traditional materials, using no iron or lumber or nails, but the houses were magnificent. Many were sewn together out of bark and fiber. Like the house of the … Continue reading

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Healing Hearts at Wounded Knee

by James O’Dea Out of the boundless Love we hold for Creation; Out of the deepest Grace from which the Universe unfolds; Out of the sourcing of all Wisdom; Out of embracing, ceaseless Compassion; Out of the tender, yet raging … Continue reading

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