Thursday, August 20, 2009

New Horizons

Having just traveled through a series of challenging life experiences, I wanted to share with you some recent insights that have helped me think about change and about new beginnings. This writing is from my personal journal, revealing my spiritual perspective on these life circumstances....

We all remember blowing the seeds off of a dandelions as children. What was it about the act of blowing on them, watching their fluffy little seeds floating away in different directions, that was so intriguing? I wonder just how many dandelions I germinated as a child? It had to be thousands!

Just the way blowing on a dandelion head disperses and maximizes the chances of one of its seeds finding a suitable place to set down roots and continue it's life cycle, so is the simple act of letting go and allowing the forces of life to propel the seeds we sow. It's an integral part of life.

As life blows us in new directions or propels us onto a new stage, we often become uneasy. How many times do we, in our humanness, try to cling to the familiar, holding on tightly, instead of allowing change to carry us along to new paths? Fear of the unknown can be overwhelming to many of us, preventing us from living a life that is FULLY ALIVE and from enjoying the abundance that awaits.

We may feel like at times we are being blown apart, just like the head of a dandelion. But I believe in these circumstances, God in His infinite wisdom, already has a place prepared where we can put down our roots, bloom and thrive as we trust and embrace these times of newness and growth.

This reflection was inspired by a daily reading entry from The Upper Room.

Sunday, August 16, 2009


As promised....Tales From Inside the Raw Food Rehab Unit!

Today, Sunday August 16th is the final day of the 11 Week Raw Food Rehab Experiment. Just listen to everything that has happened and how lives were changed...I'm still in awe. Much of this and more will be included in my book, The Raw Food Cleanse, which will be out at the end of this year.

Wednesday, August 12, 2009

On 6 In The Morning....

Jen Hoppa & I were interviewed on 6 in the Morning, our local CBS affiliate's morning show today at the Brookside Farmer's Market. Check it out!

Tuesday, August 11, 2009

RFR Gets Juicy!

My Raw Food Rehab 11 Week Experiment is in it's final stretch and will be officially coming to a close this coming Sunday. It has been a life changing experience for many of the participants, and certainly for me, as well. I'm busting my buttons to fill you in on the details of what's actually transpired inside the Rehab unit over the past 10 weeks, however, I will wait until all of the final statistics have been compiled. Although much of the research will appear in my upcoming book, Raw Food Cleanse, I'll be sharing some of the highlights with you here on Real Food Tulsa.

Until then, I thought you might enjoy a glimpse at some of the juicer photos that were submitted from participants. This is a collection that I put together of the fresh fruit and vegetable juices and smoothies that were added to the site. What a juicy, creative group of guinea piglets I had!

So today....why don't you get in on the action? Go make yourself a big green juice or smoothie and do your body some good! Let us know what you make in the comments, OK?

Saturday, August 8, 2009

Penni's Raw Food Tour

Raw Bookshelf Tour....The More Books You Read - The Taller You Grow!

My Raw Food Kitchen - The Food

My Raw Food Kitchen - The Appliances, Equipment & Gadgets

Tuesday, August 4, 2009

Someone You Should Know - Dave the Raw Food Truck Driver

Watch this 9 minute might save your life. Dave the Raw Food Truck Driver is my new hero.