May the Fork Be With You

Thought-starters for considering compassionate choices in your cuisine, inspired by felines.

For Spirituality & Health Magazine

"This divide between my cats and me is due to differences in ideology. Because as well as being an aspiring Jedi, I’m also an aspiring Jain."

My four-legged roommates Buba-ji and Deacon are not happy with me today. They were intent on munching on a mouse when I swooped in to stop the slaughter. As they meow and run frantically around my feet, I explain, “The Dalai Lama says, ‘Our prime purpose in this life is to help others. And if you can’t help them, at least don’t hurt them.’” I swear Bub is rolling his big round cat eyes at me, wishing he could speak human to explain the mice are his dharma. ... Read the full article on