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Dios te ama! (at Downtown San Mateo) https://www.instagram.com/p/CEj98BcJvk0/?igshid=k3irdo1b7qfk
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nastywizard: [ID: A newspaper clipping that reads: “The legendary cellist Pablo Casals was asked why he continued to practice at age 90. “Because I think I’m making progress,” He replied. End ID] Everything about this quote is perfect. His humility (“I think”), implication that how you feel about wh
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Esc Ctrl

Here’s the plan #lifemotto #liberation #esc #ctrl https://www.instagram.com/p/CEAJyOhp5S4/?igshid=1ehzibpw2edwh
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Rescued this guy from a curtain. Then he or she posed for me on the jade plant outside. https://www.instagram.com/p/CD9VQymHxXs/?igshid=10tft2tmkjzhj
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alwaysanoriginal: We’re all having “hard conversations” about racism, police brutality, and #BlackLivesMatter I hope.  You’ve probably noticed that detractors often use the same “racist talking points” in response. Here’s a researched and sourced guide to help you answer, for the times you may get s
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True development is in harmony with the needs of people and the rhythms of the natural world. Humans are part of the universe, not its masters. This awareness of the interrelatedness of all things, as expressed in Buddhism, is also lived in the traditions of indigenous peoples throughout the world.
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Annie Dillard writes about looking for “the tree with lights in it,” which is a reference to being able to notice a direct perception of the world in all its overwhelming, unfiltered presence. I thought of that when I saw this tree with the sun in it. https://www.instagram.com/p/CDmDfrJJHK4/?igshid=
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The frontline communities that I worked in in Detroit, they can’t go outside because the fumes are too strong. But that same neighborhood, a cop could run up and shoot them. They’re not experiencing these problems separately. And so when you think about it in that way, police violence is another env
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Once there is seeing, there must be acting

Mindfulness must be engaged. Once there is seeing, there must be acting. Otherwise, what’s the use of seeing? Thich Nhat Hanh, Peace Is Every Step: The Path of Mindfulness in Everyday Life https://www.goodreads.com/quotes/597047-mindfulness-must-be-engaged-once-there-is-seeing-there-must
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Ordinary people with extraordinary vision

Ordinary people with extraordinary vision can redeem the soul of America by getting in what I call good trouble, necessary trouble. –Rep. John Lewis https://www.nytimes.com/2020/07/30/opinion/john-lewis-civil-rights-america.html
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