Good News Headlines 3/20/18



Published:

Photo from The Gubbio Project Facebook page

 

The Catholic Church Where The Homeless Are Welcome To Sleep In The Pews

by Deacon Greg Kandra, Patheos

An average of 225 homeless people seek safety and rest on the pews in the sanctuary of St. Boniface church in San Francisco every day, thanks to The Gubbio Project… Read More

 


 

‘They’re Standing Up And Saying Something’: Students March To State House To Call For Stricter Gun Laws

by Lisa Creamer, WBUR

Students across Massachusetts walked out of classes, marched and rallied last Wednesday in solidarity with a national day of activism calling for stricter gun laws… Read More

 


 

Family Caregivers, Whose Labor Is Valued At $500B, Are Finally Gaining More Formal Notice

by Tom Riley, WBUR

This nation includes over 40 million people — most of them family members — who provide care to loved ones that is valued at half a trillion dollars each year, nearly on par with what the federal government spends on Medicare or Medicaid… Read More

 


 

Counter-Protestors Outshine Westboro Baptist Church Protest Of Gay RB Jake Bain

by Cam Smith, USA TODAY

The onslaught of support wasn’t lost on Bain, who spoke to the St. Louis American about the protests and his greeting to the counter-protestors who supported him… Read More

 


 

Microsoft Offers To Help Ghana Man Teaching Computing On A Chalkboard

by Mark Molloy, The Telegraph

A Ghanaian teacher’s resourceful use of a chalkboard to teach students with no access to a computer about ICT has caught the attention of Microsoft who have offered to help his class… Read More

 


 

How A Visit To The Barbershop Can Help Men Lower Blood Pressure

from CBS News

Trim your hair, your beard, your blood pressure? Black men reduced one of their biggest medical risks through a novel project that shows the power of familiar faces and trusted places to improve health… Read More

 


 

Free Clothing Hung On Streets To Help The Homeless

by Janissa Delzo, Newsweek

In an effort to help the homeless population, a French organization is urging people to hang up their spare clothes outdoors… Read More

 


 

Versace To Stop Using Fur In Its Collections

by Olivia Petter, Independent

Despite fur once being a staple component of Versace’s opulent aesthetic, the Italian designer explained that she no longer feels comfortable with the concept of using real fur in an interview with The Economist’s 1843 magazine… Read More

 


 

Bank Signs One Contract, Goes 100% Renewable By EOY

by Sami Grover, Treehugger

Fifth Third Bank shows us just how easy it is becoming for corporations to source all of their electricity from renewables… Read More

 

Send us your good news headlines at editor@spiritofchange.org. Thank you!

Edit Module
Edit ModuleShow Tags
Edit Module Edit ModuleShow Tags

Daily Astrology

December 18, 2018

A lunar conjunction with Uranus occurs during the wee hours of the morning. Uranus, the eccentric planet of epiphanies and technological breakthroughs, has been called the “Great Awakener.” For some folks this can mean a sleepless night. Awake or maybe…
Edit ModuleShow Tags

Alternative Health Directory

Browse all listings »

Edit ModuleShow Tags
Edit ModuleShow Tags

Calendar

December 2018

Start your holiday week off right with a special yoga/meditation class. Sun salutations in honor of the winter solstice coupled with Yoga Nidra will leave you feeling rested, relaxed, and ready to...

Cost: $17

Where:
Yoga Anita
Dragonfly Wellness Center
176 Jackson Rd
Devens, MA  01432
View map »


Sponsor: Yoga Anita
Telephone: 978-227-8297
Contact Name: Anita Perry
Website »

More information

The holiday season is a time for family and friends to gather, to give gratitude for the gifts of love that we share, and for us to create new memories to cherish in our hearts. But the holidays...

Cost: $65

Where:
Private Office
6 Royal Crest Drive
Apt 11
North Andover, MA  01845
View map »


Sponsor: Sacred Spiral Dance
Telephone: 978-973-6637
Contact Name: Diana Harris
Website »

More information

Kinetic Chain Release, moxibustion and past life regression at Leapin Lizards. Every third Sunday: 9/16/18 10/21/18 11/18/18 12/16/18 For information, call Leapin Lizards at (207)...

Where:
Leapin Lizards
449 Forest Ave
Portland, ME
View map »


Telephone: (207) 221-2363
Website »

More information

This three-part series attunes you as a conduit to the healing system of Kundalini Reiki, a firey earth-based feminine energy. Kundalini Reiki is a gentle yet powerful modality to channel healing...

Cost: $150

Where:
Akasha Studio
20 Birch Street
Roslindale, MA  02131
View map »


Sponsor: Miriam Katz, Shamanic Healer
Telephone: 617-545-5142
Contact Name: Miriam Katz
Website »

More information

Show More...
Show Less...
No Events
No Events

The class is a combination of qi gong, yoga, meditation, and relaxation followed by a cup of healing tea. The class, developed by Korean enlightened master Ilchi Lee, is based on Sundo, a...

Cost: $10

Where:
Divine Paradigm
58b Macy St
Amesbury, MA  01913
View map »


Contact Name: Brad Fanger

More information

Show More...
Show Less...

Show More...
Show Less...

The Shortest Day of the Year and the Longest Night To Be Without A Home On December 21, 2018 at 12:00 PM, at the Church on the Hill, 140 Bowdoin St. Boston MA  02108 (on the side of the...

Where:
Church on the Hill
140 Bowdoin St.
Boston, MA  02108
View map »


Sponsor: Interfaith Homeless Memorial Committee
Telephone: 617-523-4575
Contact Name: Kevin Baxter

More information

During this evening Winter Solstice Celebration we connect deeply with the Christ Being/Solar Logos and the different archangels as we prepare for the 12 holy nights following the Solstice evening....

Cost: $75

Where:
Circles of Wisdom
386 Merrimack Street
Suite 1-A
Methuen, MA  01844
View map »


Sponsor: Circles of Wisdom
Telephone: 978-474-8010
Contact Name: Cathy Kneeland
Website »

More information

Show More...
Show Less...

Tired of missing opportunities that could further your life, your education, even your work? Tired of missing threats that continue to hold back your life, your education, even your work? Sit down...

Cost: $40

Where:
Caffe Nero
368 Congress St
Boston, MA  02210
View map »


Contact Name: Soni
Website »

More information

Show More...
Show Less...
Edit ModuleShow Tags
Edit Module Edit ModuleShow Tags