• Tried and True Vegan Recipes

    We are working to set up a collection of tried and true vegan recipes to help encourage people who want to adopt a plant based diet, but are not sure how to go about it. If you are interested in helping with this project or are a vegan with delectable taste, contact us at theoservice@gmail.com.

  • Olcott School

    For over 120 years, the Olcott Memorial Higher Secondary School (OMHSS) has been providing a solid education for underprivileged boys and girls in Adyar, a suburb of Chennai, India. Fund raising work still continues as English is introduced as the new medium and efforts are made to orient the teaching style toward the theosophical education model outline by Vic Hao Chin in his book Establishing Theosophical Schools.

  • The Dangers of Plastic

    Members of the Salt Lake City Theosophical Society displayed the devastating effect of plastic pollution on the oceans, animal life, and humanity at the University of Utah. Members set up a massive display and spent hours talking to community member of all ages. According to one man, the display provided “a profound, realistic picture that forces us to look at our choices, and the consequences of that choice.”

  • Latest Issue of For the Love of Life

    The theme of our 2016-2017 winter issue of For the Love of Life revolves around death, dying, and living fully. Comments from readers have been very positive despite the sensitive topic, stating that this particular issue was “thought-provoking” and “insightful.”
    One reader wrote “I read it from cover to cover unable to put it down!” The editorial staff would like to thank its readers for all its support. Copies are available by request.

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May 2016

The articles in this issue highlight theosophists in action, and bring a bit of good news for the animal world. I think Madame Blavatsky would be pleased to see the teachings of theosophy being put into action by TS members and like-minded activists. Scroll down to the bottom for a new set of guidelines from the TOS-USA board of directors that defines what it is that makes a project truly "theosophical." The document is, in itself, a source of inspiration.

Children in Distress By Nancy Secrest

Nancy Secrest

When you think of the homeless who do you see? Most of us envision a middle aged man who is either an alcoholic or mentally challenged. Or, perhaps a woman of indeterminate age pushing a grocery cart filled with bags of who knows what. But did you know that most homeless are families? In fact, sixty percent of the homeless are children. This fact I learned while working at Human Solutions, a nonprofit in Portland, OR that helps families prevent homelessness and helps to house those who are already homeless. I retired from Human Solutions in 2009, but still serve on its finance committee. Read more about Children in Distress By Nancy Secrest

China Study, Cowspiracy and Peaceable Kingdom by L. Miles Standish

L. Miles Standish, in collaboration with the Theosophical Society in Phoenix, is donating free copies of the book, The China Study, by T. Colin Campbell, PhD, and documentary DVD's, Cowspiracy: The Sustainability Secret, and Peaceable Kingdom: The Journey Home. These resources address three fundamental but closely related issues: human health, sustainability for life on the planet as we know it, and human stewardship in the form of reverence for life. Read more about China Study, Cowspiracy and Peaceable Kingdom by L. Miles Standish

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