My faith is practiced in my daily interaction with one of the many practices that animals share, the practice of ...
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...tice my belief in species equality. I am a member of this planet’s dominant species but I do not enforce my power and support the abuse, murder or exploitation of innocent animals. If this means explaining myself across the dinner table, politely refusing a dish, or choosing the mushroom sandwich over the turkey, I will continue to do it. Every day of my commitment I am doing and have done something for others and for myself by simply choosing what I stand for and refusing to be apart of animal cruelty and exploitation. The Dalai Lama once said “ because of our interdependence, the more we care for others’ well-being, whether we are concerned with human beings, animals or the environment itself, the deeper will be our own fulfillment”, committing a portion of your life for either yourself or others is a reward of practice and the true sentiment of having faith.
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