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We cooked a vegan lunch for the president of Uruguay

The idea of cooking a vegan lunch for the President of Uruguay was something I immediately thought about after my partner Juliana told me about Jose “Pepe” Mujica. She was like a little girl when describing this amazing man. She then showed me youtube videos and translated speeches he had given at the United Nations…

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Nelson Mandela — The passing of a great friend and hero to the world

Nelson Mandela (1918 – 2013) was a great supporter and believer in what Food for Life stood for. He made the above statement at a gathering of 40,000 school children who were invited by Food for Life to a public picnic in Durban. Mr. Mandela was the honourable guest. He later told his colleagues that…

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Food for Life Director featured in AUSTRALIAN YOGA LIFE

First printed Australian Yoga Life and put the www.ayl.com.au Nourishing the soul Sitting on a beach in Sri Lanka at the beginning of his world tour earlier this year, Food For Life (FFL) Global director Paul Rodney Turner was quietly reflecting on his life journey. “I pondered why I find myself travelling so much?” he…

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First Steps in God Realization

The idea that realization of God can be experienced in the mundane act of drinking water is profound to say the least, but certainly believable once we accept the all-pervasive nature of the Supreme. After all, water is just one of the numerous energies that make up this mortal world. Logically, we must conclude: where…

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Real friends are friends ALWAYS

Real friends are friends ALWAYS, even if sometimes there is a misunderstanding through electronic media. It amazes me how careless we are sometimes in interpreting what intentions, inflections, or tone of voice, etc, has come with the words we receive through SMS, chat or email. For example, if you are feeling angry, it is so…

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Life of Pi – Disappointing

I saw Life of Pi 3D last night. I was a bit disappointed. There were some visually stunning scenes in the movie and the story was quite fantastic. The Narrator does a great job and so too does the young boy who plays the main role. But at times the movie just dragged on and…

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Fingerprints of the Gods

Joe Rogan interviews Graham Hancock who is a British writer and journalist. Hancock specialises in unconventional theories involving ancient civilizations, stone monuments or megaliths, altered states of consciousness, ancient myths and astronomical/astrological data from the past. One of the main themes running through many of his books is the possible global connection with a “mother…

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My visit to Damanhur

Ever since learning about Alex Grey’s magical art and his appreciation for Damanhur I became obsessed with the idea of one day visiting. Well, on my recent tour of Europe I got to do just that. It was only for the day, but it was every bit as magical as I imagined. SEE ENTIRE PHOTO…

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A cheeky way to make stupid people shut up

Elucidating systematically, from a diametrically-opposed paradigm, I opine — albeit — ostentatiously, that your fundamental cerebral faculties, including the Wernicke’s and Broca’s area of the left hemisphere, are abhorrently inept in fathoming the amplitude and luxuriance of this consummate grandiloquent proclamation of unparalleled eloquence. (c) 2012 Paul Rodney Turner The above statement is a revised…

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The Song of the Food Yogi (POEM)

As the soft blue water folds beneath my feet, I contemplate my good fortune and beg not to repeat, The failures of the past in a journey so long, There’s just too much to tell in this very short song. Holding my hands high, I reach for the sky, personal liberation — I will not…

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