Turkey D-Day


Today is turkey D-Day. About 40 birds will be prepared for the Thanksgiving Day table… in other words butchered. Tomorrow about 40 more will meet their maker and become someone’s dinner. I recently “talked” on facebook with a friend of mine from Fort Hood and shared about my transition to farmatarianism, eating only meat that […]

Should I Eat Flesh?


It’s official! We’re moving to Elm Mott, TX to intern at the World Hunger Farm. Lisa Simpson’s been a vegetarian for longer than I have, but here’s the conundrum. I haven’t eaten any animals (except the occasional fish) for about eight years. I’ve talked about some of my reasons before on this blog. My main […]

World Vegetarian Week


They have a week for everything right? Well, this one is better than Return Shopping Cart to the Supermarket Month in my opinion. I’ve posted some pieces of my journey to vegetarianism. Alternet has their Top Ten Reasons To Go Vegetarian. I was interested in some people’s arguments for vegetarianism so I checked out PETA’s […]

Food in the Bible: Genesis 1:29-30


Genesis 1:29-30: Then God said, “Behold, I have given you every plant yielding seed that is on the surface of all the earth, and every tree which has fruit yielding seed; it shall be food for you; and to every beast of the earth and to every bird of the sky and to every thing […]

Animals: Love ‘Em Or Kill ‘Em


okay okay… those aren’t the only two options. RLP recently wrote some musings on his family and pets, A Rattlesnake and a Honking Dog, that got me thinking. I’ve already blogged somewhat about my relationship with animals. I totally feel Gordon’s pain though. The fall semester my wife had to put our cat to sleep […]

Greg Boyd on Vegetarianism


Megachurch pastor Greg Boyd recently blogged through why, as a Christian, he’s vegetarian. I haven’t read through it yet, but thought I’d go ahead and link to it. Why I’m a Vegetarian The First Fruit of the Coming Non-Violent Creation Compassionate Dominion and Factory Farms