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Along with many others around the world, I had my heart on Australia, its people, and its wildlife this week.
In the beginning, when I only heard the fire and saw the small headlines, I thought to myself how it must be scary. What I saw only when I saw pictures – burning images, smoke, injured animals – I began to understand what was happening.
When I saw these photos, I was scared to see more. This was especially true for any picture or story about koalas and kangaroos and other native animals. I have often heard criticism being criticized for putting too much stress on nonhuman animals, when the world is full of human suffering. I have always believed that compassion and concern for other humans and animals is not unique.
And yet it is true that I have particularly emphasized the photos and videos of animal cruelty, or animal cruelty. It's true even animation: it was Dumbo and Bump That made me stop eating red meat when I was younger. There are so many vegan documents that I could never watch (or watch in general) because I was so full and had to stop.
As the fire increased, I invited myself to read more and get more information. But that means seeing images of an injured or rescued animal. I sit on the sofa on my ceiling and cry, not only the suffering they have, but all the unsaved animals and their shelters are all lost. Animals do not have a voice that we humans do not understand in connection with their pain, and with that fire, none of them receive any warning, either.
Although the photos were difficult, they encouraged me to make two small donations (Wires and Port MacQuarie Koala Hospital). One of my local restaurants, Peacefood Cafe, was selling high-quality biscuit-like desserts for Wires, so I had a chance. These were very small, very small acts, in the larger system, but little action felt better than you could look at.
This caused me to think about how I am in the world. The truth is that we are not privately informed or engaged, and part of this is integration. I care about many things, but I mean internal focus. A look inside, sometimes. There is a downside, and participation in the world is a potential risk.
Part of the problem I had with participating was to feel like I was quickly and easily. I'm sad, and sometimes desperate, and I don't always know where to make those feelings. However, I am so full, in my day-to-day life, when that feeling accumulates most of the time that I am reluctant to go back and avoid looking at it.
I really don't have it here. I think this is my point to say, if you are struggling to have a sense of responsibility for others and the planet by protecting your heart, I see you, and I understand. We are all more consciously connected these days, which means we have the gift of awareness. But knowing what’s going on and knowing how to manage that knowledge are different. I have never known how to be a conscious citizen of this planet and I am also an active and hopeful person.
I have a lot of vegan friends who have gone through periods of intense emotion and fatigue. It is not enough for the active movement myself to know what has gone on, but they have all talked to me about the need for self-care and emotional management of people's emotions. I know very little about this about working with clients and working in healthcare — there is an art to feed and listen to actively without feeling.
I must continue to learn from the advocates of lobbyists and many outsiders who rescue, assist, strengthen, and inform. In unimaginable as tragic tragedies, they always make me aware of how many people are sacrificing their lives for others and solving important problems. That is the backbone of the heart.
Have a great Sunday, friends. Here are some recipes and readings.
I'm not talking about a matcha person, but sometimes I love it and I really appreciate Jackie's dance (her new book looks amazing!).
The creamy pasta with broccoli and mushrooms is my easy meal.
I love the pasta offered, and I was impressed by the easy-to-go-to-get-to-go-to-go-to-get-to-go-to-go-to-go-to-go-to-go-to-get-it-to-go-to-go-to-get-it-all-fun way.
Some vibrant potatoes, Thai-inspired potatoes and a garnish of quality salads.
And finally, some expensive wine and atmosphere and vegan arroz con Leche cup.
1. Passing through The New York Times, Some good news: The rate of cancer deaths in the United States dropped the sharpest year.
2. If you are confused about what fatigue is, or have heard but wondered exactly what information you are experiencing, Journal of Food and Nutrition She has taken a look at a report on the diagnosis and its symptoms.
3. NPR is looking at a new piece of art in the St. Peter, who has a clue about the role of food and food culture in travel.
4. Speaking of Italy, an interesting article about & # 39; sharing the big garlic & # 39; Italy.
5. Finally, a new government poll shows that most meat eaters support the ethics and benefits of veganism and vegetarianism, but consider the barriers to being creative (tastes). , value, and relevance).
For me, this is an incentive for me to continue doing anything and everything I can to share vegan food. But it is also a reminder to keep discussions about ways we can make vegan food is affordable, effective, and as easy as possible, and that means better looga consider culturally appropriate budget or continue to support companies that make them relevant. , plant-based products.
This week, the vegan is rolling out a classic pasta dish. I can't wait to share it. Have a good night, everyone.
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