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”

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”

Thomas Merton on Sanity

“A devout memory of Adolf Eichmann” “One of the most disturbing facts that came out in the Eichmann trial was that a psychiatrist examined him and pronounced him perfectly sane. I do not doubt it all, and that is precisely why I find it disturbing. If all the Nazis had been psychotics, as some ofContinue reading “Thomas Merton on Sanity”

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”

Jesus did not diet

As long as we use food as a means to our finite ends (for weight loss, comfort, entertainment, to feel something and to give us an identity), we look to an earthy gift to be God and to satisfy our infinite need for love and truth. That’s right, we use FOOD to try and squeezeContinue reading “Jesus did not diet”