Teddy Dondanville


I like to be so light, as to waiver in the wind and to sit upright in order to feel just right.   I like to be with eyes closed,  like a tree who can’t see, and to be still like a statue posed.    I like to inhale deep, as to a whale at sea, and to feel my heart leap when I find a place I’d like to keep.

The book I would like to briefly discuss in this edition of Los Lunes on Para Libros is titled Waking Up: A Guide to Spirituality Without Religion and is authored by a man named Sam Harris. Harris is a super interesting man and draws from an incredibly impressive background. The dude studied philosophy at Stanford and then went on to get a Ph.D in neuroscience from UCLA. I must say that both… Read More

For the 5th edition of Los Lunes Son Para Libros, I want to talk about The Rock Warrior’s Way: Mental Training for Climbers. This book was written by professional rock climber Arno Ilger. From the beginning of his climbing career, Arno made himself standout by climbing a lot of sketchy and scary trad-first ascents. His ability to do so came from a mixture of physical strength and mental strength. Wanting to know more… Read More

Why Buddhism is True: The Science and Philosophy of Meditation and Enlightenment -Robert Wright   I picked up this book (or I guess I should say ‘downloaded’) because it was recommended to me by fellow Peace Corps Trainee sometimes during site exploration. Robin and I were at the hostel conversing while we prepared homemade lentil soup. Our conversation quickly approached spiritual realms and I went to bed that night with new items… Read More

¿Dónde estoy en su pais? ¿Dónde estoy en su cultura? ¿Dónde estoy en mi aprendizaje? ¿Dónde estoy en mi mente? Nada mas importa. Yo estoy aquí.