cheap and easy high

24 May

carrot juice

I’m so full of juice, my palms are turning orange.

Daily Juice Rituals constitute a new spiritual practice.

Join me; we can change the world with the sacrifices of and indulgence in carrots, ginger, kale, apples…

There is the gathering of the veggies which are placed in the alter of  a large bowl.

Then there is the transmission Of sending them through the machine,

Then we  mindfully receive the juice, down it,  thanking the life force that contributes to health,

Then we lovingly wash the machine .

Finally, there is the high.  Not a joke – the zinging is for real.

I bought the juicer in a time of great anguish in my house.  While a certain soul cried and thrashed in the car,  I defiantly marched into the health food store, bought the juicer with holiday gifted money, loaded a bag full of organic veggies, and celebrated life through juice despite the dark time for my loved one.

My joys are so simple anymore.

I haven’t missed  a day in this practice since December.

I’m not trying to convert, just sharing my awareness today of the ritual aspect of this consumption.  Okay, maybe I do want to start a juicing cult.  We could gather on a hillside by the sea near the Yucatan Peninsula –

Whose in?

Peanut butter on rice cakes, butter on toast, wine with your dinner, a corner of a chocolate bar…anything can be a practice – everything is holy!

Yucatan 456

 

9 Responses to “cheap and easy high”

  1. aalif May 24, 2013 at 3:28 am #

    Sounds fun… do you juice up instead of one meal? Or is that all you are living on?

    • marga t. May 24, 2013 at 6:02 pm #

      Not off the solids altogether, but I do find that meals are much less defined and minimized. I just added Juice to my diet, and my habits seemed to change. It is fun 🙂 Blessings to you, Aalif!

  2. prewitt1970 May 24, 2013 at 3:30 am #

    Yum…. Oh by the way did I say YUM!!!!
    I love carrot juice, mixed with a little wheat grass and dates or pear. So tasty I’m in.
    But we do need the small glass if red and corner of the chocolate bar 70% dark please.
    Benjamin

    • marga t. May 24, 2013 at 6:05 pm #

      Yum and Yay – You Point to the Good Stuff 🙂 I’ll join you this afternoon for a little break from painting and grading to toast you with juice (dates… mmmm) and 70% dark 😉 X!

      • prewitt1970 May 24, 2013 at 6:19 pm #

        Sounds like a date (chuckles) yes I’m a funny man today. Yes Dark chocolate love it.

  3. caimbeul May 24, 2013 at 10:29 pm #

    BOOM.

    • marga t. May 25, 2013 at 12:49 pm #

      A full fledged Caimbeul sighting! Missed you, brother, but can relate to your choice on where to place your phone. My “stupid” phone is becoming a historic relic in this odd age, but embracing less distractions, in more ways everyday. Will be a nice surprise the next time you make the journey out. Peace to you.

  4. S May 26, 2013 at 12:51 pm #

    I like my orange feet 🙂

    • marga t. May 26, 2013 at 5:27 pm #

      🙂 a way to spot our kindred juicers!

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