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How to Change the World

When I know someone’s trying to sell me something, whether it be cleaning supplies, a timeshare or a religious perspective, I shut down. I don’t want someone else telling me what to believe or how to spend my money. Yet, … Continue reading

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If We Were Perfect…

I’ve got the flu! The only thing I can manage doing today is a little reading. Right now I’m reading about self compassion and came across this fab quote. If we were perfect, we wouldn’t be human; we’d be Barbie … Continue reading

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All Beings Quake with Fear

I just got back from vacation and feel like I haven’t blogged in forever! I have much to share, but I’m tired from my travels and I have to go grocery shopping and do laundry (lots of laundry!) and, and, and… … Continue reading

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One day…

“One day the absurdity of the almost universal human belief in the slavery of other animals will be palpable. We shall then have discovered our souls and become worthier of sharing this planet with them.” — Martin Luther King, Jr.

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I’m Not Judging You!

Who likes being judged? I certainly don’t! That’s why I try hard not to judge others. I may be vegan, but I don’t judge those who aren’t. Who am I to judge anyway – I ate meat and dairy for … Continue reading

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The Strength of a Nation

Mahatma Gandhi once said, “The greatness of a nation can be judged by the way its animals are treated.” I don’t think he meant by the way some of its animals are treated. I don’t think he meant only those … Continue reading

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To Love Or To Eat?

I’m back from vacation, and I’ve got lots to share! I’ve also got a to-do list a mile long (laundry, grocery shopping, catching up on reading blogs, etc., etc…). So instead of writing today, I’m posting a powerful quote that I read in John … Continue reading

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Gratitude

Keeping your body healthy is an expression of gratitude to the whole cosmos – the trees, the clouds, everything. – Thich Nhat Hanh

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Colleen Patrick-Goudreau Says…

“The phytochemicals, antioxidants, and fiber – all of the healthful components of plant foods – originate in plants, not animals. If they are present, it is because the animal ate plants. And why should we go through an animal to … Continue reading

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Be Kind to Animals

“He who is cruel to animals becomes hard also in his dealings with men.  We can judge the heart of a man by his treatment of animals.” -Immanuel Kant Kindness to animals builds a better world for all of us. … Continue reading

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