January 9, 2020

8 Enero, 2020

Yesterday we toured a Costa Rican prison and visited the Supreme Court of Costa Rica. There was a man with our group all day who, it turned out, was an abogado (lawyer) in San José, apparently donating his time to share his expertise with the group and tra...

February 18, 2017

ASL version of my recent blog for Spiritual Directors International. The English version can be read here.

September 24, 2016

(Loose English Transcript Below)

Another powerful quote from Thich Nhat Hahn today, for you to consider.

"Well, we have to remain human in order to be able to understand and to be compassionate. You have the right to be angry, but you don't have the right not to practice...

September 18, 2016

Could it be that war and violence come from something as simple as an inability to communicate? Today's vlog brings you a quote by the Vietnamese Buddhist Monk Thich Nhat Hahn, who was forced to leave Vietnam during the Vietnamese War due to religious persecution, and...

August 31, 2016

I saw a TED Talk a few months ago, called "The Danger of a Single Story", and haven't been able to stop thinking about it. I've been realizing all the people or groups that I have believed only one story about, overlooking the fact that everyone is individual, and ever...

Video Transcript:

Welcome to the third part of my series on Story. My husband and I recently attended True/False Film Festival, which is a documentary festival focused on films which tell true stories of people’s lives, experiences, situations. While I was there, I watc...

ASL Blog with English Transcript

 

English Transcript:

 

Hi! It’s Tessi and today I’m going to be talking about Story as an important spiritual practice. If you’re wondering what I mean by Story as a “spiritual practice”, don’t worry; I will explain.

I was brought up in chu...

January 11, 2016

Maybe you've heard the term "self care", and you wonder what it means? Why should someone take care of themselves first? Isn't that just selfish? Watch this ASL video to find out!

 

 

 

December 20, 2015

What is important about other people's stories? Why should we listen to them? How can we listen better? Watch video and comment below!

 

 

September 29, 2015

What is a "thin place"? How can they help you be closer to God? How do you know when you find one? Why is this idea important? Watch and find out!

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