Now is the time for those of us who are willing to be the essential change this world so desperately needs, to open the closet door and set the vegan inside us free to unashamedly show the world who we really are.
Over many years of encouraging people to become vegan, Gentle Worlders have had the remarkable privilege of witnessing the wonderful benefits that occur when individuals take advantage of this amazing opportunity.
This is a reprint of a previously posted article. It was originally written and published in 2012.
When I was five years old, I unhappily discovered that I was the only girl in my kindergarten class who didn’t have a…
When we look at the unique evolutionary adaptions pf our fellow animals, it is often with wonder and awe. Their physical and intuitive abilities regularly surpass our own in terms of speed, strength, sight, smell, sense of direction, and at times, group/family unity.
Vegans recognize the inherent right of every animal, human or otherwise, to be the sole owner of his or her body, and they acknowledge our ethical responsibility to treat every body with respect and even reverence for the mystery that gives them life.
One rarely avoids animal products to aspire to sainthood, but it may be true that saintliness is impossible to discuss without first cleansing the body and mind of needless suffering of sentient beings.
Several years ago, we received a couple of beautiful letters from an American friend living in China. Julie's letters recounted heart-warming stories of her two vegan sons, Felix and Wyatt (who were six and four years old at the time.)