Category Archives: WednesdaysOnFridays

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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El truco está en seguir viendo / The Trick is to Keep Seeing

por Pema Chödrön [English below] (La palabra tibetana shenpa) se suele traducir como “apego”, pero una traducción más descriptiva podría ser “enganchado”. Cuando shenpa nos engancha, es probable que nos atasquemos. Podríamos decir shenpa “ese sentimiento pegajoso”. Es una experiencia del … Continue reading

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When You Love

by Elisabeth Kubler-Ross In one of her books, Dr. Elisabeth Kubler-Ross shared a poem written by one of her patients, Richard Allen, about the meaning of life. She wrote of Allen’s poem: “Here he summed up not his own life but, … Continue reading

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La ciudad con sólo un árbol / The City with Only One tree

por Thich Nhat Hanh [English below] Imagine una ciudad que solo le queda un árbol. Las personas que viven en esta ciudad tienen enfermedades mentales porque se han alejado mucho de la naturaleza. Finalmente, un médico que vive en la … Continue reading

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Thanks-Giving and Retribution

by Francisco Herrera If the “Thanks Giving” story goes – that the original peoples helped the newcomer (“illegal immigrant”) survive, it is only fitting that the newcomer Give Thanks: re-tribute; pay tribute to those who saved them. One way to … Continue reading

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Arcoíris / Rainbow

Por Matthieu Ricard [English below] Un arcoíris se forma por el juego de un rayo de sol que cae sobre una nube de lluvia: aparece, visible pero impalpable. Y en cuanto uno de esos factores deja de actuar, el fenómeno desaparece. … Continue reading

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La mejor lección de la niñez por Pablo Neruda / Pablo Neruda’s Greatest Lesson from Childhood

por Lewis Hyde [English below] Jugando en el jardín detrás de la casa, un día cuando todavía era un niño pequeño, Neruda descubrió un agujero en la cerca de madera. “Miré a través del agujero y vi un paisaje como … Continue reading

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