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Sanctuary

Sanctuary: The Movement Never Ended

Alison Harrington | Posted 06.26.2014 | Religion
Alison Harrington

When my church declared Sanctuary for a local Tucson man facing deportation almost 2 months ago, we were asked the same question over and over, "are you starting the Sanctuary Movement again?"

A Call to Sanctuary

Alison Harrington | Posted 06.15.2014 | Religion
Alison Harrington

We know that there are many like Daniel in Tucson, and in every community in our nation. We know that we need to be prepared.  Our congregation has begun to pray and talk about what God is calling us to do, and what it means to be a sanctuary church in 2014

Standing in Solidarity: This Week in Daily Giving

Ari Nessel | Posted 06.21.2014 | Impact
Ari Nessel

Here are the extraordinary people and projects that the Pollination Project's daily givers supported this week.

Sanctuary or Escape? What Are You Creating With Your Spiritual Practice?

Beth Green | Posted 05.05.2014 | Healthy Living
Beth Green

Needing sanctuary doesn't imply that we should isolate from people. On the contrary, to be emotionally healthy and make sound choices, we need connection to others. We need to feel love, so that we may feel both more calm and yet emboldened to be more honest or courageous.

Coming Out of the Holidays in One Peace

Joanne Fleisher | Posted 03.05.2014 | Gay Voices
Joanne Fleisher

There's just one more unstructured weekend left before resuming my normal life. As a relatively recent lesbian widow, I begin to obsess at the start of December about how to handle Christmas, my birthday (the 30th), New Year's Eve and New Year's Day.

This is not an exaggeration: Over a million dollars raised for nonprofits

Craig Newmark | Posted 02.21.2014 | Impact
Craig Newmark

Folks, huge news! The #HolidayChallenge recently passed $1,000,000. That's a million dollars for charities. As many of you know, I'm helping to fund ...

7 Spaces That Would Make Great Meditation Rooms

Posted 10.21.2013 | HuffPost Home

Meditation rooms are becoming all the rage for homeowners these days. And while many are building detached private oases in their backyards, not all o...

How to Find Sanctuary Within Yourself: 20 Minutes Will Do

Holly Robinson | Posted 07.12.2013 | GPS for the Soul
Holly Robinson

A few years ago, there was a period in my life when I was flying to South Carolina every month to help my mom care for my grandmother and my father. ...

A Bucket of Sloths -- the Perfect Valentine's Gift (VIDEO)

Lucy Cooke | Posted 04.15.2013 | Green
Lucy Cooke

2013-02-13-Screenshot20130213at8.55.26AM.jpgForget flowers or chocolates. This year the perfect Valentine's Day gift is a bucket of sloths. A party-sized bucket with plenty of sloth hugs to go around.

Ordinary People Helping Our Oceans in Extraordinary Ways

Francesca Koe | Posted 01.19.2013 | Green
Francesca Koe

With the help of people just like you and me, collectively we will know a whole lot more about the numbers and types of sea life in our waters, how best to respond to a major disturbance, and how much success we're having in protecting vulnerable habitats.

Happy International Sloth Day! (VIDEO)

Lucy Cooke | Posted 12.12.2012 | Green
Lucy Cooke

2012-10-12-Screenshot20121012at8.57.41AM.jpgThe second annual International Sloth Day is just around the corner. Slow down and appreciated the way of the sloth.

Kitchen or Man Cave? Take Your Soul Searching Any Way You Can Get It!

Kathi Sharpe-Ross | Posted 12.09.2012 | Fifty
Kathi Sharpe-Ross

Whatever we choose as our sanctuary, we should retreat into it often enough to do a little soul-searching and make sure that we're checking in with ourselves and our happiness.

The Sloth Olympics (PHOTOS)

Lucy Cooke | Posted 10.03.2012 | Green
Lucy Cooke

2012-08-03-Screenshot20120803at3.04.02PM.pngWhat they lack in speed sloths make up for in arboreal acrobatics. In this event the slothletes must demonstrate their physical strength, agility, coordination and balance on the red bucket.

Syfy Cancels 'Sancutary'

Posted 05.21.2012 | TV

"Sanctuary" has been canceled and will not return for a Season 5. “We’re honored to have been part of this incredible series," Mark Stern, pre...

How to Cheer Up a Sad Sloth (VIDEO)

Lucy Cooke | Posted 04.22.2012 | Green
Lucy Cooke

2012-02-21-noob.png It takes two sports socks to make one sloth onesie. Preferably unworn.

A Church Sanctuary For The Occupy Movement

Jim Wallis | Posted 01.17.2012 | Religion
Jim Wallis

It's time to invite the Occupy Movement to church! And Thanksgiving is the perfect occasion. Have some of the young protesters -- the "99ers" as they're becoming known -- from this rapidly growing movement over for a big holiday dinner!

Syfy Courts the Online Community at Annual Digital Press Tour

Ed Martin | Posted 12.19.2011 | Media
Ed Martin

Syfy's fifth annual Digital Press Tour last week reinforced what regular attendees of this confab have known for years: That it is one of the most efficient and innovative publicity and promotion events in the business.

Moment of Glory: Snapshots From An Old Sheep's Last Day on Earth

Kathy Stevens | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Kathy Stevens

It had been two days, both bitterly cold, since Aries left his stall; two days since he ate any food offered him.

PHOTOGRAPHY: Dreaming Of Cinecitta On Planet Mag

PLANET° | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

Photographer Gregory Crewdson is known for his staged tableux of everyday suburban scenes. He uses movie lighting and post-production effects to compo...

Spiritual Solutions #8: Find Harmony, Sanctuary

Deepak Chopra | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Deepak Chopra

When mind, body, and spirit are in harmony, happiness is the natural result. Signs of the absence of harmony, on the other hand, are discomfort, pain, depression, anxiety, and illness in general.

Amanda Tapping Launches Charity Website and Gives Sanctuary Spoilers

Jenna Busch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jenna Busch

Just when you thought sci-fi legend Amanda Tapping couldn't get any cooler ...

Michael Shanks on Smallville and Hawkman!

Jenna Busch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jenna Busch

Stargate and Smallville fans alike went crazy when the news broke that Michael Shanks would be appearing as the beloved winged DC Comic Book character...

Anybody Here Seen My Old Friend Martin?

Ellen Whitehurst | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Ellen Whitehurst

When I came up with the concept for my first book, Make This Your Lucky Day, I decided to take important and special celebratory days off the standard yearly calendar.

Vegan Celebrities for Animal Rescue, Sanctuary, and Hope

Ani Phyo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Ani Phyo

Numerous celebrities, including Alicia Silverstone, Debra Skelton, Ed Begley Jr., and Jerry Cesak were there helping save our animal friends from cruelty and neglect.

McCain Dodges Immigration Issue As Feds Advertise Voluntary Deportation Program

Feet In Two Worlds | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Feet In Two Worlds

While immigration reform groups grow increasingly frustrated with campaign "tip-toeing" and "lip service," feds are placing ads in ethnic media outlets asking undocumented immigrants to deport themselves.