Carnivorous Consumption and Nature

Carnivorous Consumption and Nature

Isn’t it natural to eat meat? Human beings have always eaten meat; even animals eat other animals. Shouldn’t we try to live a more natural life? SHARON: Some meat eaters defend meat-eating by pointing out that it is natural: in the wild, animals eat one another. The...
Carrot or Chicken: All Life is Sacred

Carrot or Chicken: All Life is Sacred

  Q: If all of life is sacred, then what is the difference if I eat a carrot or a chicken? SHARON: This is a question that often comes up when people have started to consider the morality of imprisoning, abusing, slaughtering and ultimately eating animals. Yes,...
A Spiritual Life:A Vegan Life

A Spiritual Life:A Vegan Life

  Q: What does it mean to be a spiritual person? SHARON: All living beings are spiritual beings because all of life breathes. Breath is an indication that spirit is present. The words for spirit in the ancient languages of Aramaic (ruha) and Hebrew (ruach) also...
Music in Yoga Class

Music in Yoga Class

Q: How do you ensure that music adds to your students’ experiences without distracting them from their internal state?   A: The music should never be just background but should add to the experience. The music chosen must speak to the particular focus of the...