benevolecents: First Earth is a documentary about the movement towards a massive paradigm shift for shelter — building healthy houses in the old ways, out of the very earth itself, and living together like in the old days, by recreating villages. First Earth makes the case that earthen homes are the healthiest housing in the world; and that since it still takes a village to raise a healthy...
It is in bringing joy to one’s own life that we give the greatest service to...– Almine
This is a delicious evening, when the whole body is one sense, and imbibes...– Henry David Thoreau, Walden
Shuddha Sarang performed by Anoushka Shankar
Nothing in the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious...– Martin Luther King Jr.
When another person makes you suffer, it is because he suffers deeply within...– Thich Nhat Hanh
There is no home, unless we find it ourselves.– Osho
For in the end the universe can only be explained in terms of celebration. It is...– Thomas Berry
If you realized how powerful your thoughts are, you would never think a negative...– Peace Pilgrim
Generally speaking, the most miserable people I know are those who are obsessed...– Gordon B. Hinckle
Mantra of the Day: Don't Judge Yourself
Can you for a day not judging yourself for eating a piece of chocolate, for not being perfect, for overacting, for not having done everything that is on your list? Let go of constantly judging who you are, comparing yourself to your idea of perfect or to others. Do the best you can, at the given moment and don’t judge yourself for it. If it’s bothering you, take action to change, if not drop...
In this birth you will discover all blessing. But neglect this birth...– Meister Eckhart
We come spinning out of nothingness Scattering stars like dust. The stars form...– Rumi
Anyone who knows me, should learn to know me again; For I am like the Moon, ...– Rumi
Another I is beginning.– Georges Sand
We did not think of the great open plains, the beautiful rolling hills, the...– Chief of the Oglala, Lakota (1905-1939)
Guard well within yourself that treasure, kindness. Know how to give without...– Georges Sand
Tenderness and kindness are not signs of weakness and despair, but...– Khalil Gibran
A single event can awaken within us a stranger totally unknown to us. To live is...– Antoine de Saint-Exupery
You cannot do a kindness too soon, for you never know how soon it will be too...– Ralph Waldo Emerson
You are an infinite essence revealed in a finite expression, destined to...– Howard Falco
When you begin to touch your heart or let your heart be touched, you begin to...– Pema Chödrön