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Food and Faith

Everybody Look What’s Going Down

The headline that grabbed my attention was posted on March 29th, 2008, High Rice Cost Creating Fears of Asia Unrest (New York Times). The author, Keith Bradsher, writes from Hanoi, “The price of rice, a staple in the diets of…

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A Decent and In Order Pantry

So one afternoon, in the middle of a larger cleaning and organizing frenzy, I found myself newly in procession of a number of pantry organizing glass bins. They are so cool they have a chalkboard paint area where I can write the name of the contents as I please. They are square, they come in various sizes, and the line up very orderly on the shelf. I love them. I love looking at them. And… I smell a whiff of idolatry whenever I gaze upon their neat, orderly presences.

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Your right to know

Are you shopping in the dark? Your Right to Know: Genetic Engineering and the Secret Changes in Your Food provides a comprehensive and up-to-the-minute guide on the very real dangers genetically engineered foods (sometimes called GMOs) present to our health,…

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got food?

I really did want to start the week with some hopeful news. Then I picked up the New York Times and, while not good news, at least there is a small (albeit bitter) measure of vindication. You see, I’ve been…

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Talking ‘Bout Serious Change

I want Upton Sinclair’s change. I want God’s change. I want the change that gets us out of thinking and living “better grab all that I can get ‘cuz there won’t be enough” and into trusting the life-giving Commandments to love God and to love our neighbor.

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