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Tzu Chi Founder Discusses Environmentalism

I’m always excited when I stumble upon a new person of faith who cares about the environment. In the case of Dharma Master Cheng Yen, I really should have stumbled upon her earlier. The Buddhist nun, who is known as the Mother Theresa of Asia, founded the Tzu Chi Foundation and has been active with […]

January 15th

Why Not Eating Meat Should Be an Interfaith Issue

In the United States, eating meat is one of the few issues both Democrats and Republicans can support. While Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) may complain about the rising price of ground beef and Senator Bernie Sanders (D-VT) may condemn Burger King for moving its headquarters abroad, the mere issue of eating beef is not a political issue. […]

November 12th

Remembering Yoga Guru BKS Iyengar

Yoga is a historic form of exercise that provides great benefits physically, mentally, and spiritually. It has evolved into a multi-million dollar industry with studios around the country offer classes. Yoga pants are so popular, major clothing brands like Victoria’s Secret, Calvin Klein, and Old Navy offer them. They have become a staple in many […]

September 2nd

Animal Rights in Islam – Part II: Eating Halal

For over ten years, I assisted my husband in the halal slaughtering of hundreds of sheep and goats, as well as numerous chickens, ducks, and rabbits. Living on our 2-acre farm in the U.S., we supplied halal meat to Muslims state-wide. It’s an honor and a privilege raising animals to support one’s religion. It’s also […]

August 25th

What Does God Say About Eating Meat?

By Hilda Hiong There is a Chinese proverb — 井底之蛙 (jǐng dǐ zhī wā) meaning frog in a well. According to the proverb, there was once a sea turtle who came upon a frog that lived in a well. The frog boasted “Look how happy I am with my cozy well!” The turtle replied “Have […]

December 30th