The concept of progressive revelation (that God sends us Revelation in increasingly big doses through the different Manifestations of God) is based on the reality that humanity is maturing. It is going through stages that are akin to one human’s development from infancy to childhood, onto adolescence and, finally, into adulthood. As a human being… Read More More People, More Power: How Small Acts Can Contribute to a New World Order
Even before we knew if our child was going to be a girl, her father and I started shopping for clothes. On the one hand, we were looking for any excuse to get our hands on the ridiculously adorable miniature versions of what we wear that grace the stores (I mean have you seen the… Read More Is it a boy? No? Then why is she wearing blue?
The transformation of the world from its current state to a place where every individual can participate actively in their personal material and spiritual development as well as contribute to the progress of humankind as a whole is going to need the upending of a lot of things—and I mean, a lot. This means that… Read More Petitions and Boycotts: Why I Am Boycotting Nestlé Products
While most people reacted positively towards my post “What Does My Baby Need? The Balance Between Necessary Consumption Versus Over-Consumption”, I did receive a few emails from readers alarmed by the fact that I was being ‘cheap’. In essence, I was told that, if a parent loves their child, they would buy it anything and… Read More Are You Being Cheap or Being a Mindful Consumer? Some Thoughts
Thanks to Annie Leonard’s book, “The Story of Stuff”, based on her video of the same name, I have been consciously building my relationship with stuff. You know how having stuff is important to so many of us, and how we can easily get sucked in, without even knowing it, into a culture of overconsumption?… Read More My Story of Stuff
Radicalism is dangerous. Just like extreme consumerism is at the heart of many of the problems afflicting our world today, it doesn’t mean that we should stop consuming all together. There is nothing wrong with enjoying the beautiful things in life, including the amazing results of humanity’s collective scientific and technological advancements. There are many… Read More ‘Boots that are easy on your conscience’