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Non-action is already something

Non-action is already something. There are people who don’t seem to do very much, but their presence is crucial for the well-being of the world. You may know people like this, who are steady, not always busy doing things, not making a lot of money, or being engaged in a lot of projects, but who are very important to you; the quality of their presence makes them truly available. They are contributing non-action, the high quality of their presence. To be in the here and the now—solid and fully alive—is a very positive contribution to our collective situation.

sometimes the best one can do is to step away

I think that many people who suffered some form of oppression before will feel an extra sense of responsibility towards working for justice, because there is both a sensitivity and projection of…

pause

Today is one of those days when I feel like I have nothing much to write, but I compel myself to write at least once a week just to capture a snapshot…

blurry lines

I have been maintaining a one post per week routine for a long while now, spread across this public journal, Medium and the occasional tinyletter. The past few months has made it…

accepting flaws and failures

Fragments of my past have popped up lately, to remind me of the immaturity I had in my younger days. We can never truly escape the past. I struggled with it for…

sitting with ambivalence

I’ve been thinking of being a nun. It is not the first time I’ve thought of it, and wouldn’t be the last. I’ve been thinking of being one since I was a…