Food for Thought
Editor (Amadea): There is this paradox. In the East, how we live our lives is viewed thru the lens of reincarnation. Yet each life is singular. The following quote from a revered Western writer catches this poignant reality.
"One has to look on oneself as the custodian of a quantity and a quality - oneself - which is absolutely unique in the world because it has never been here before and will never be here again. But it is extremely difficult, in this place and time, to look on oneself in this way."
James Baldwin, Nothing Personal (1964, 2021)
(If you do this in the morning before you head into your day, kichadi will be waiting for you for lunch and dinner.) Wash well and soak: 1/2 cup split mung, 3/4 cup basmati rice of your choice. Cover with water together and let sit. Wash and chop whatever vegetables you’ll be using in this…Read More
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Contrary to popular opinion, working with food cravings is not about developing greater will power. It is about engaging food with awareness and beginning to become aware of potential choices we may not be making. Food Cravings by Amadea Morningstar For many of us, food can be entirely satisfying, especially with so many loved ones…Read More
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