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Sanctuary

Sanctuary

Creating a Space for Grace in Your Life

by Terry Hershey

"It's one thing to be bored; it's another to add to the day's obligations the need to feel important or the need to impress or the need to avoid the loneliness that emptiness can bring. It seems clear that we have trained ourselves to avoid sanctuary—that time and place for stillness." ~from the book

About the Book and Author

About the Book and Author

Terry Hershey's new book not only defines what sanctuary is, but why we need it, where we can find it, and how we can create it as space and habit.

Author Q&A with Terry Hershey

Author Q&A with Terry Hershey

"When I am home, I go to my sanctuary every day, in the morning, for 20 minutes. The time and place will vary from person to person. It’s important only that we recognize it and honor it."

Terry Hershey: Do Less, Live More

Terry Hershey: Do Less, Live More

Visit Terry Hershey's website to find resources to step back from the stressed out, driven pace of life and return to presence, awareness, centeredness, faith, balance, gratitude, sanctuary, and delight.

Creating Sanctuary for Ourselves and Others

Creating Sanctuary for Ourselves and Others

Join Terry Hershey and Patricia Campbell Carlson and explore how to create or reclaim a grace-filled place to be, for yourself and in the wider context of the world.

Read an Excerpt From 'Sanctuary'

Read an Excerpt From 'Sanctuary'

"It seems clear that we have trained ourselves to avoid sanctuary—that time and place for stillness. But no matter who we are, we need that stillness more than ever."

How To Create a Sanctuary in Your Life

How To Create a Sanctuary in Your Life

Can you think of places, spaces, and rituals (in your house or garden) that replenish, nourish, and restore? It might be a chair, a bench, a particular garden path, or a routine or specific hour of the day.

Book Roundtable: Continue the Conversation with our Bloggers

Creating Space for Grace

Creating Space for Grace

Bruce Epperly

Sanctuary is about grace. It isn’t something we earn, but something we receive whether or not we think we deserve it.

How to Create Sanctuary in our Lives

How to Create Sanctuary in our Lives

Morgan Guyton

The sanctuary of God’s loving presence is always all around us everywhere. We don’t actually create it; we just “create” our awareness of it.

A Piece of Peace

A Piece of Peace

Wendy Matusic

Through stories, experience and inspiring ideas, the author shows us both the importance of sanctuary and the myriad ways to find it in every day life.

Join the Roundtable Discussion!

Join the Roundtable Discussion!

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A Meditation on Sanctuary

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