How easily do you want blood cells to glide through your veins? Do you want your sinuses to process pollen easily? Do you want to cushion your spine and brain? How easily do you want nutrient particles and waste to move into and out of your intestinal walls? Imagine how difficult it is for your guts to […]
I loved Cindy Bradley’s Feb. 8 Going Vegan in the Herald Times. She and her husband experimented with a plant-based diet to cope with digestion problems. Although the two-week experiment yielded no notable improvement for her husband, symptoms of Cindy’s arthritis drastically improved. She was able to make a fist for the first time in years and swelling in her right ankle disappeared.
So what happens at night? That’s when our bodies get a chance to do some housekeeping. We aren’t putting food in. We aren’t balancing on those small feet. We aren’t attending to every sight, sound, and thought that arises. So the body gets to tend to the effects of what we’ve done during the day, it gets to clean up.
The wealth of real food available from our local farmers and gardens is our dazzling abundance this harvest season. It’s easy to forget how good things are when fear is so addictive and compelling. Politics is hot around the world and here. More and more power is possible for us all if we’re willing to