QuotationsTams Nicholson
Quotations Archive From all-creatures.org

This Quotations Archive contains words from famous and some not so famous people who have expressed a sense of love, compassion, and respect for all of God's creation: for people, for animals, and for the environment. They speak of our teaching methods and philosophy. They speak of a lifestyle of non-violence. They seek to eliminate cruelty and suffering. They seek to wake us up. They seek to give us hope.

Weeds by Mary T. Hoffman

Tams Nicholson
Executive Director, All-Creatures.org

"All interpretations of Holy Scripture are influenced by the perspective of the interpreter as well as by their historical knowledge, contextual knowledge, personal beliefs, common sense, and through the peace or violence secretly hidden within their hearts. We live in a world where scripture has been given to us through the lens of violent eyes and hearts for centuries. Let's reexamine it through the lens of peaceful faith-based veganism."

"I founded Silent Communion after adopting an ethical vegan lifestyle in 2008 and then hearing Richard Rohr's "A New Cosmology: Nature as the First Bible" in 2009. The loving Creator who I know does not exclude creatures from the ability to commune with their Creator - and in realizing that simple truth, I reread scripture again with eyes of love and compassion to see very different meanings."

"The Five Precepts of Silent Communion were born out of the desire to share true stewardship with others. "

"Our every thought and action matter not only for the creatures, but also ourselves and planet earth."

"The word dominion was corrupted in our thoughts and language and it somehow has been twisted into actions of domination. We must awaken to the truth while there is still time. Humanity's ongoing stance of domination is destroying the creatures, ourselves, and the planet."


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