What would you do if you were making breakfast and looked up and saw this little face peering at you over the pass-through?
I like food, plant food, that is — I like to plant, grow and eat it. I like to serve it to others and recycle it to contribute to next year’s harvest. I like working and being outdoors, walking and hiking. I like to study Hebrew Bible, Tanakh, especially the first five books, the Torah. Most of all, I like to think about all these things and what they have to say about the meaning of life. I started my blog when I decided to explore veganism, and it has led not just to recipes and farming but to a reexamination of the biblical text from a different perspective and to thoughts about ethics, ecology, evolution, animal rights, the human place in creation and more. I explore and refresh my own spirituality through these projects.
A Protein Smoothie is a great solution to a couple of dietary issues we have in our home. We get a strong added boost of calcium and protein.
Power Oatmeal is a work in progress. It contributes significantly to our daily nutrition, so I continue to adjust it.
Everyone knows an ant can’t . . . move a rubber tree plant. A metaphor for our relationship to a life so much greater than we can imagine.
Wilderness of Sinai. Why 40 years wandering? Google Maps says the walk Cairo-Jerusalem is 452 miles or 148 hours on foot.
“The breath of all life…” Unity of all being. Sacred nature of all life, joyfully singing in praise and gratitude just by living.
A relationship story unfolds in the anthropomorphisms of biblical mythology. Journey through biblical myth-making to find meaning.
In The More Beautiful World Our Hearts Know Is Possible, Charles Eisenstein coins the word, “Interbeing,” a knowledge “that my being partakes of your being and that of all beings. This goes beyond interdependency—our very existence is relational . . . that
I had an interesting conversation the other day. It included something of a debate about who we are as human beings and the question, are we evolving or devolving? It seems to me the answer is yes — and no, depending on your
The sixth day of creation witnessed the creation of both nonhuman animals and humans. Here’s a deeper look at an amazing story.