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Animal Rights

Animal Rights

One of the most impassioned presentations I have ever heard about the current state of affairs our species is presently confronted with. Please trust me, this is a must watch/listen to video.

Who is Philip Wollen?
Today he devotes his life to children, animals, the environment, the terminally ill, the homeless and the arts. He supports over 500 humanitarian projects in over 40 countries with schools, orphanages, shelters, sanctuaries, clinics, and scholarships.

The Art of Vegetables

The Art of Vegetables

Una de las presentaciones más apasionados que he oído sobre el estado actual que nuestra especie está actualmente enfrentando. Por favor, confía en mí, este es un debe ver / escuchar video.

¿Quién es Philip Wollen?
Hoy en día, dedica su vida a los niños, los animales, el medio ambiente, los enfermos terminales, las personas sin hogar y las artes. Él apoya más de 500 proyectos humanitarios en más de 40 países con escuelas, orfanatos, albergues, refugios, clínicas y becas.

La Promesa…

Two Women Talking under a Tree

TwoWomenTalkingunder a Tree

La Promesa

Desnudas estamos
juntas.
Mentes desenredando
viajando hacia arriba a lo largo del imponente árbol alto,
mas arriba, sobre nosotras.

Sus ramas se extienden consejos que tocan la interminable extensión del espacio
lleno de estrellas brillantes, girando en movimientos incesantes de vitalidad.

Jugamos.
Bailando y buceamos, esquivar y tejido
en el cosmos infinito
nuestros pies firmemente plantados
aquí, ahora
en nuestra Madre Tierra.

La luna se asoma detrás del grueso tronco y
temblando
tomo tu mano.

El calor al instante … chispas, hormigueo a lo largo de mi brazo
a pulso en un corazón latiendo con gratitud
estar aquí
contigo.

Durante el tiempo que nos sirve
sirve la vida
sirve amor

Prometo.

***

Poema por: © 2014 Damien Monkey

http://www.monkeyscorner.com

Obra de arte: Ann Quinn  http://annquinn.org/
Foto: Love In The Snow In Paris In 1946 Unknown
Traducido por: zali Sánchez © 2014unachicacoqui
http://zalisan.wordpress.com
Amor en la Nieve Paris in 1946

Amor en la Nieve París in 1946

http://www.ted.com

Keira Pumpkin Patch

I know…cutest pumpkin you have ever seen. My incredibly gorgeous grandniece

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We Are…

“I look up at the night sky, and I know that, yes, we are part of this Universe, we are in this Universe, but perhaps more important than both of those facts is that the Universe is in us. When I reflect on that fact, I look up—many people feel small, because they’re small and the Universe is big, but I feel big, because my atoms came from those stars.” – Neil deGrasse Tyson

“Levanto la vista hacia el cielo de la noche, y yo sé que sí, somos parte de este Universo, estamos en este universo, pero quizás más importante que estos dos hechos es que el universo está en nosotros. Cuando reflexiono sobre ese hecho, miro hacia arriba-mucha gente se siente pequeño, porque son pequeños y el Universo es grande, pero yo me siento grande, porque mis átomos vinieron de esas estrellas. “- Neil deGrasse Tyson

hOMe

hOMe

In my wanderings researching everything I can lay sight on concerning this incredible movement toward a more rational, simpler, environmentally sound and financially liberating life style I recently discovered Gabriella and Andrew Morrison the creators of tinyHouseBuild.com. What a joy! Everything you could possible wish to find on one web site is here to be found along with many links.

Gabriella’s blog has a wealth of not only vital information about how to, it also includes anecdotes of their adventures along this path. After all, what we seek is not only to save money, which is a definite bonus by living large in smaller spaces but, it is also about community. They share the process and in their FAQ section they address all questions and are answered in detail. They have invested soul felt time and energy to create a welcoming home for all to share in their collective knowledge.

Andrew makes available, at a most reasonable cost, all of the plans, material lists, schematics, blueprints and DVD’s for the grand tiny house they now live in. (I in no way benefit financially from this recommendation. I am merely impassioned by this movement to someday be able to fully incorporate) Please do yourself a favor and check them out. Following, the hOMe tour video. You will be rewarded for time well spent. And checkout their FB page while your out and about.

 

 

Living Large…

Every time I open my laptop and search under the heading of ‘Tiny Houses’ I am each and every time amazed at the growth of this evolutionary movement. The ‘Tiny House’ expansion within the US may have started from a basic need for shelter in the dwindling, affordable housing market. However, this is not the case in all instances anymore. Not here or elsewhere. All around the globe millions of others were already aware by virtue of necessity or of the need to downsize. They were already aware of the fact that having a lot of things does not afford personal nor environmental well-being. In fact we are somewhat lagging along these lines and in far too many instances contributing to just the opposite.  Continue Reading »

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