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Our June Visitors

Summer is here, visitors are returning to Hawaii, and the Gentle World visitor program is back on a roll! After COVID restrictions brought a serious decline in visiting volunteers, we’re finally receiving inquiries again from an increasing number of people willing to brave a trip across the ocean in order to experience Gentle World. This […] Read more

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Yes, you CAN build muscle on a vegan diet. We’ve all heard the myth that tells us otherwise. Even as an avid fitness enthusiast, I have personally heard these misconceptions concluding a friend or relative needs too much protein to be vegan. In reality, society has a skewed perception of fundamental nutrition. There is so […] Read more

written by Wendy Werneth The Nomadic Vegan ~ Geneva, Switzerland Ever since my childhood, when I would sit on my dad’s lap and look through glossy coffee-table books full of photos of faraway places, I’d always wanted to explore the world. Shortly after college graduation, I took off on what I thought would be a six-month […] Read more

Like many sugar-avoiders, I often walk the aisles of my local health food store, hoping to find some new innovation to make my journey in healthful living a bit more convenient.I was in the impulse buy section next to the checkout line when I first spotted Lakanto’s Sugar-free Chocolate that’s monk fruit sweetened and contains […] Read more

Ven. Tashi Nyima, Puerto Rico “Having abandoned the taking of life, refraining from the taking of life, we dwell without violence, with the knife laid down, scrupulous, full of mercy, trembling with compassion for all sentient beings.” ~ Buddha Shakyamuni When people think of Buddhist monks, they imagine that we dwell in clouds of incense, […] Read more

A Double Celebration

For those who missed our 40th anniversary announcement in February, Gentle World was gifted a $10,000 matching funds challenge, allowing all anniversary donations to be doubled. We are elated to share the news that your support has brought us to our goal, allowing us to boost our outreach budget by a full $20,000! We look […] Read more

The Golden Rule

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Gentle World’s Angel Flinn teamed up with animal rights activist Craig Cline to create a compilation of Craig’s writings on the subject of The Golden Rule, as it relates to veganism. We have paired their shared essay with a 1.5 minute clip we found while searching our archives, which features Gentle World’s co-founder Sun, talking about how […] Read more

“All Dairy operations, including Organic, exist solely by doing to millions of defenseless females the worst thing anyone can do to a mother.” ~ Milk Comes from a Grieving Mother, Peaceful Prairie Sanctuary Every year in the month of May, the arrival of Mother’s Day marks an occasion to reflect on not only the love of […] Read more

“A plant-based diet is a healthful choice at every stage of life, including pregnancy and breastfeeding, and a well-planned plant-based diet provides all the nutrients you and your developing baby need.” ~ Physician’s Committee for Responsible Medicine Maybe it’s family members, neighbors, coworkers, or perhaps, even your own self-doubt. Many negative myths surround the vegan […] Read more

Just like people, some dogs are predisposed to developing dental tartar, and we’ve taken care of a few with this problem. Keeping teeth clean is super-important to help prevent disease further down the line, and we’ve learned the value of sticking to a regular dental cleaning regimen for our rescues, because otherwise their teeth become […] Read more