In an Aspen, Colorado, home by Shelton, Mindel & Assoc., the master bath's shower and Agape tub are equipped with Dornbracht fittings. In another home, this one in Amagansett, New York, A hand-finished-limestone tub anchors the master bath.
We are leaders and we need to create change - from Albany to City Hall to religious organizations, dedicated non-profits and the public at large. We are in this together and need to take collective action.
As the US population is growing older, more people are facing economic hardship associated with retirement.
How can it be in a country as affluent as the United States that 2.5 million children are homeless each year? Although the numbers are climbing, family homelessness is absent from our nation's agenda.
If we indeed believe in diversity, reverence for life, and sustainability, no beings are more deserving of our compassion than members of our own species who have no habitat to call home.
Think about all the food left over at restaurants that isn't being used. Does it get thrown out? There are tons of hungry people who would appreciate it! This is exactly was Robert Lee believes.
"If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion." -- The Dalai Lama The Latin origin ...
It is time American and global environmentalism advocate for the human cause with the same ferocity they have advocated for nature's cause. It is not only morally right, it is the only path available to cut the common roots of injustice that harm equally people and the environment.
Hearing the gospel preached every day with such eloquence and power -- while seeing it lived with such authenticity and integrity -- showed me how far I fall short of the things I most dearly and deeply believe.
Within the patchwork of bed-only shelters, most homeless are expected to arrive at night having eaten, and are offered simple fare like peanut butter sandwiches or items dropped off by congregants.
It's a Wednesday afternoon, a few hours before her domestic violence hotline shift begins, and Matilda Bickers has put out the final call for submissions to the fall version of Working It, a Portland-based quarterly by, about, and for sex workers.
The movie impresses upon the audience that a few bad choices is all that separates them from a life on the streets. The sex symbol became invisible once he held out a cup for money. He was only recognized twice in 21 days of filming.
Tenants face a confusing and impersonal system when threatened with eviction in New York City Housing Court. But programs like Poverty Justice Solutions are making a dent in the problem by targeting the issues plaguing housing court.
"Rabbi, could I get a glass of water?" asks Rose. It's Yom Kippur, a fast day, and we've just finished Kol Nidrei. This person is one of the seventy who have shown up at our home, Base, where I also happen to work. Rose has an eating disorder and is not supposed to fast.
Back home in Los Angeles, where homelessness has increased by 12 percent, the sprawling tent cities of America's homeless remind me of the desperate refugees half a world away.
I broke a glass from a cold pressed juice in downtown Los Angeles. Was walking too fast I guess. It tumbled out of my bag . I had plans to recycle it later