All posts by Christina Stanton

Christina Stanton is the author of the award-winning book, "Out of the Shadow of 9-11: An Inspiring Tale of Escape and Transformation," which has been featured on TV channels and in top publications all over the world. Learn more about her work at

Hephzibah House: A Beacon of Hospitality in New York City

And thou shalt be called Hephzibah… For the Lord delighteth in thee. —Isaiah 62:4 It’s no secret that New York City can feel cold, confusing, and unwelcoming to newcomers. And that was true even before two years of COVID shutdowns...

/ July 1, 2022

The Sphere, 20 Years Later

It was love at first sight. Tall and statuesque, she cast a beautiful golden glow. To a 23-year-old Florida girl, she radiated the style and energy of my new city, and I wanted to be just like her. I sat...

/ September 10, 2021