Category Archives: Telling Stories

A Universe in Every Mind

Thinking of the stars night after night I begin to realizeThe stars are words and all the innumerable worlds in the Milky Way are words,and so is this world too. And I realize that no matter where I am,whether in … Continue reading

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Palabras/Words: Poems in Spanish Translated to English #8

The Teller of Tales  When I’m walking, everythingon earth gets upand stops me and whispers to me,and what they tell me is their story. And the people walkingon the road leave me their stories,I pick them up where they fellin … Continue reading

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The Winds of Change are Rising

  “We have reached a crossroads, we have emerged from what we assumed was normality, things have suddenly overturned. One of our main tasks now—especially those of us who are not sick, are not frontline workers, and are not dealing … Continue reading

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Have a Little Talk With Fear

Pema Chödrön: A Story about Fear Once there was a young warrior. Her teacher told her that she had to do battle with fear. She didn’t want to do that. It seemed too aggressive; it was scary; it seemed unfriendly. But … Continue reading

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All About That Action

This movie has more truth per frame than most American’s will feel comfortable with, the truth and reality of our nation’s brutal use of oppression and violence delivered beast mode style. If you watch it with an open mind you … Continue reading

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