Our members include vegans, lacto vegetarians, ovo vegetarians, pescatarians (fish and vegetable eaters), semi-vegetarian, those who are becoming vegetarian and macrobiotic eaters.
Many raw vegans, raw vegetarians, and raw foodists are among our vegan single members and our vegetarian single members.
In Sodom, only the angel Raphael told Lot to flee from the city (Genesis ).
Several sent in a petition pleading to the rabbi to open his door to them so that they might have an audience with him. " Sometimes we clamor for leadership and insist that if only we had the proper teaching and guidance, we would behave much differently. Are we ready to accept authentic guidance, or are we so set in our own ways that we will only hear that which pleases us? In many ways the desires of the body and those of the spirit are mutually antagonistic, and in order to achieve greater spirituality, we may have to divest ourselves of things that offer more immediate gratification.
This deprivation may cause considerable resistance; we may even find arguments to refute the author and teachings of our spiritual leaders.
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From these verses, we can derive that an angel can only perform one mission: Gabriel's mission was to destroy Sodom; Michael's mission was to inform Sarah that she would give birth in a year's time; Raphael's mission was to heal Abraham and save Lot.