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My Experience With Syrian Refugees Landing in Lesbos, Greece

Chris Morrow | Posted 02.12.2016 | HuffPost Live 321
Chris Morrow

I spent 1 week in Lesbos Greece documenting Syrian Refugees and Volunteers. My experience was eye-opening, sad, scary, and often shocking. This is the first part of a series about my time in Greece.

6 Remarkable Facts That'll Change How You Look At The Sistine Chapel

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 02.12.2016 | Religion

The Vatican's famed Sistine Chapel attracts some five million visitors every year. On any given day, 20,000 people will enter the sacred space...

The DIY Guide for Understanding Mozlemacs

Ali Ashraf | Posted 02.12.2016 | Religion
Ali Ashraf

'The Blue Pill or the Red Pill?' When you feel upset at those Mozlemacs after listening to that cheeky electric box in the living room; take a de...

Loving a Survivor of Trauma: Pray, Embrace, Give Space

Victoria McGee | Posted 02.11.2016 | Healthy Living
Victoria McGee

What about our family and friends? The people we love and live with. They are not always included in trauma treatment, but their intimate knowledge of us makes them an important tool in our healing. How can they support us in a way that is helpful, balanced and healthy?

Living the Good News

Jeremy Affeldt | Posted 02.11.2016 | Religion
Jeremy Affeldt

What is the Good News? I mean, what is the Jesus Gospel? The lifestyle of Jesus is a huge part of it! The life He lived, and taught us to live, is very good news! Salvation and justification are part of it. That's the beginning of our life in Jesus.

Can You Forget How to Believe in God?

Paul Wallace | Posted 02.10.2016 | Religion
Paul Wallace

Keith, my brother in law, is a Baptist (like me). Unlike me, however, he has spent a number of years in the Episcopal Church. One of the things he'll ...

Why Lent Doesn't Have To Be 'Another Self Help Routine'

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 02.10.2016 | Religion

Ash Wednesday marks the first day of the 40-day season of Lent, during which many Christians around the world will abstain from certain foo...

Would a Little Less Certainty Have Saved Wheaton Professor's Job?

John Backman | Posted 02.10.2016 | Religion
John Backman

No one has ever seen God. Obvious? Of course. But stay with it a second. Turn it over in your mind. Ponder its implications. If Wheaton College admi...

Things Someone Who Loved You Should Have Told You

John Pavlovitz | Posted 02.09.2016 | Religion
John Pavlovitz

Words can do incredible damage, but they can't hold a candle to silence. Often it is those words that have been withheld which leave the greatest scars upon us. It is in that terrible absence that we are dealt the harshest blow by those who claim to love us.

Who IS God?

Tami Shaikh | Posted 02.09.2016 | Religion
Tami Shaikh

I know that God, Allah, Jesus, Bhagwan, Buddha are all names of the same higher power that created all of us. The same powerful being that created all of us from love, yet we separate ourselves from each other trying to prove that our religion is better than the other.

11 Powerful Goddesses From Around The World To Invoke In Your Life

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 02.08.2016 | Religion

Goddesses, or female representations of the divine, can be found in religious traditions the world over. They hold places of importance in Hinduism, B...

Will the One, True God Please Stand Up?

Rev. Dr. Susan K. Smith | Posted 02.08.2016 | Religion
Rev. Dr. Susan K. Smith

I wonder what good is our worship, the worship of Christians, because I wonder which God we are worshiping. We are worshipers; we do, as a rule, go ...

Parochial Prayer: A Call for Students to Claim Their Power

KidSpirit | Posted 02.11.2016 | Religion

I have been raised in an observant conservative Jewish household, and I frequently wrestle with daily prayer, which is very familiar to me. Therefore, I can readily see how a less observant student, without a regular relationship to a prayer experience outside of school, could find services onerous when thrust upon them in school.

Meditation: Knowing God, Knowing Ourselves

Matt Mikalatos | Posted 02.08.2016 | Religion
Matt Mikalatos

If God is our savior, we must have been in danger. If God is our guide, we must have been lost.

Why We Forgive With Love in Romance, Family and God

Anhvinh Doanvo | Posted 02.08.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Anhvinh Doanvo

To feel the searing pain of betrayal through a broken heart and continue to love in spite of it is the manifestation of what differentiates love's profundity in all of its forms.

Does God Care Who Wins The Super Bowl?

Rabbi Mark Wildes | Posted 02.05.2016 | Religion
Rabbi Mark Wildes

What's important to remember is that God cares about people and that our relationship with Him (as well as the sum of our merits) does somehow play a part in the way everything unfolds, maybe even the outcome of the Super Bowl.

Strategies for Growing the Transhumanism Movement

Zoltan Istvan | Posted 02.05.2016 | Technology
Zoltan Istvan

Future Transhumanist City -- Image by Sam Howzit Transhumanism--the international movement that aims to use science and technology to improve the h...

Never Give Up: 4 Ways to Keep Pushing

Tina B. Ladson | Posted 02.04.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Tina B. Ladson

We may know of 1,000 success and happy-ending stories for others -- but where do we pull our energy from when we truly feel like giving up? I've got four ways to hang in there when the going gets tough.

Knowing You Are Loved

Jeremy Affeldt | Posted 02.04.2016 | Religion
Jeremy Affeldt

Our society deals with a lot of hurt and suspicion, right? So how can you let people know that you truly love them? How can you let them know that they can trust your love? Well, how did people know that Jesus loved them? Why did people trust His love?

God Helps Those Who...

Steve Austin | Posted 02.03.2016 | Religion
Steve Austin

If the names were removed from various speeches this political season, you might not know the difference in a talk given by Donald Trump or one by Jerry Falwell, Jr. A few years ago, I would have assumed these two would have very different rhetoric.

Donald Trump Needs the Presbyterian Church

Henry G. Brinton | Posted 02.01.2016 | Religion
Henry G. Brinton

Donald Trump went to a service at a Presbyterian Church in Iowa last Sunday and said that his faith meant "a lot" to him. I'm glad that he considers himself to be a Presbyterian -- not because he is a good one, but because he needs the perspective of the denomination.

Utopia: Sex, God, and Marriage

Catherine Nagle | Posted 02.01.2016 | Religion
Catherine Nagle

To be pure, to remain pure, can only come at a price, the price of knowing God and of loving him enough to do his will. He will always give us the s...

How Your Belief in Yourself Reflects Your Belief in God

Isabel Hundt | Posted 02.01.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Isabel Hundt

"You cannot believe in God until you believe in yourself" is a quote by S. Vivekananda. Let me explain why, after lots of contemplating, this rings ...

Dare to Be 100: God as Noun or Verb?

Walter M. Bortz II, M.D. | Posted 01.29.2016 | Healthy Living
Walter M. Bortz II, M.D.

As I contemplated writing a blog with this title I presumed that it had probably already been done. Boy was I right! Google bubbled out dozens of prio...

Bernie Sanders Opens Up About God

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 01.28.2016 | Religion

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) has mostly avoided discussing religion during his Democratic presidential campaign. Unlike some other candidates, he...