Health and Wholeness

Excerpt from Let Food Be Thy Gift Health and Wholeness We not only need to have an honest conversation to stop the health epidemics that we are experiencing in our country, but we will have to work together to return to common sense and a basic understanding of who we are and how we areContinue reading “Health and Wholeness”

Peter Maurin(1877-1949)

I have discovered Peter by way of Dorothy Day. Very thought provoking and completely applicable to explain where we find ourselves today…pretending there is a moral high ground in identity politics, believing war can make peace and that the government can save us from consuming this world and ourselves to death. When Christ is KingContinue reading “Peter Maurin(1877-1949)”

Who Are You Listening To?

Excerpt from Let Food Be Thy Gift Who are you listening to? Advice detached from love, truth and intimate relationships is easy to market, sell and consume because it tastes and feels good. But it does little to provide the deep nourishment that we desperately need to live as we are designed, to be healthyContinue reading “Who Are You Listening To?”

Look at the results

At some point, we are going to have to understand that we cannot outsmart the way we are naturally designed to Breathe, Listen, Ask, Look and Move. If we deprive our human being design of the things that we need, then our spirits, hearts, minds and bodies will make up for that deprivation somewhere, somehowContinue reading “Look at the results”

Loneliness

“It is the most basic human loneliness that threatens us and is so hard to face. Too often we will do everything possible to avoid the confrontation with the experience of being alone, and sometimes we are able to create the most ingenious devices to prevent ourselves from being reminded of this condition. Our cultureContinue reading “Loneliness”

Receive and Give Truth

Remember The Truth- this is what we build our practice on. We have been misled. Health doesn’t start with a diet, workout, supplement, shake, medication, detox, herbs, super foods, the right information, mantras, meditation, mindfulness, coaches or experts. Health does not even start with a doctor. Health is not a result. There is no magicContinue reading “Receive and Give Truth”

Yes To Life, In spite of everything – Viktor Frankl

“It was Kierkegaard who told the wise parable that the door to happiness always opens “outward,” which means it closes itself precisely against the person who tries to push the door to happiness “inward,” so to speak. I once had two world-weary people sitting opposite me—as chance would have it, at the same time—a manContinue reading “Yes To Life, In spite of everything – Viktor Frankl”

Built on a lie or The Truth

The following is part of a series of posts and essays from a collection that I have written titled “Let Food be Thy Gift.” My hope in writing about food is to start a new conversation that does not start with a diet or a workout but will encourage you to create the space toContinue reading “Built on a lie or The Truth”

The Fall of Food

Essay #3 in Let food Be Thy Gift. The Fall of Food In the 5th Century, Hippocrates of Cos, who is considered the father of Western medicine said, “Let food be thy medicine be thy food.” The context of this quote has been argued for centuries. However Hippocrates meant it, this quote has now beenContinue reading “The Fall of Food”

Rest and Remember

Post #2 in series LET FOOD BE THY GIFT Rest and Remember Have we have forgotten that food is a gift and not a means to an end? Have we forgotten that we desperately need to spend time with our friends and family to remember who we are, how we are designed to be andContinue reading “Rest and Remember”