“the real names of global warming are Waste and Greed”

I am posting this article because as I have thought and pondered diet-related disease and sickness, I have realized it is both reflected and determined by the monoculture in which we all have been born into and now live, move and have our being. Obviously, I am not the first to realize what a wasteContinue reading ““the real names of global warming are Waste and Greed””

Beware user of the social media gods

Social media platforms are now in the business of curating what they believe is right and wrong based on their fragmented understanding (aka philosophy) of right and wrong, truth and lies. (I don’t really blame them…I personally hate weight loss ads, diets and shaming people) but what this means… is that these social media platformsContinue reading “Beware user of the social media gods”

Fed A Lie

Health is not an option or a lifestyle. Health is who we are and how we are designed to be and live as human beings. More than ever, we must either learn or remember that to recover our health requires us not just think differently, but to be completely different and to live completely differentContinue reading “Fed A Lie”

Eating an Agricultural Act

Except from The Pleasures of Eating, Wendell Berry “The consumer, that is to say, must be kept from discovering that, in the food industry – as in any other industry – the overriding concerns are not quality and health, but volume and price. For decades now the entire industrial food economy, from the large farmsContinue reading “Eating an Agricultural Act”

Remember Who You Are

We must realize that diet-related disease and sickness cannot be prevented, treated or reversed with the catchiest memes, the most perfectly curated posts or with endless streams of the best information. Even decades of morality have done nothing to stop our trajectory of epidemics of obesity, heart disease, type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, stroke,Continue reading “Remember Who You Are”

Health is not a result

“The definition of terms is the beginning of wisdom.” Socrates Health is not a result. Health does not begin with food or exercise. We have been tinkering with what we eat, how we eat, when we eat, why we eat and how much we eat for decades. What are the results? 88% of Americans sufferContinue reading “Health is not a result”

Thomas Merton: Seeds of Contemplation

He Who Is Not with Me Is against Me A MAN who has been killed by one enemy is just as dead as one who has been killed by a whole army. If you are friends with one habit of mortal sin you live in death, even though you may seem to have all theContinue reading “Thomas Merton: Seeds of Contemplation”

Trust Starts With Love and Truth

excerpt for Let food Be Thy Gift Trust starts with love and truth What are the results being produced by programs and formulas? What are we taught to value and the definitions of success that we are encouraged to believe? What have competition, consumerism and control produced in our cultures, communities, families and individual selves?Continue reading “Trust Starts With Love and Truth”

You Are A Gift

Excerpt from Let Food be Thy Gift You are a gift Who are you? You are a gift. You are a beautiful, amazing and unique gift given to this world. There is something completely different about you that allows divine love to shine through you and to be a light to the world. You areContinue reading “You Are A Gift”

Create the space to know thyself

Excerpt from Let Food Be Thy Gift Create the space to know thyself We are either our worst enemy or our best friend. If we cannot love and care for ourselves in healthy and natural ways, then we will always give that type of care away. For better or for worse, who we are andContinue reading “Create the space to know thyself”