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Is compassion a function of government?


Nick Batt Jul 21, 2014

This post is more of a question that the assertion of a proposition: Why do some people consider compassion to be a function of government?

IRS agrees to monitor churches for electioneering


Kimberly Winston Jul 21, 2014

The Internal Revenue Service said it will monitor churches and other houses of worship for electioneering in a settlement reached with an atheist group.

Words matter

Kurt Bubna Jul 21, 2014

Why is it so easy to be negative? Why do we say hurtful things so often? We know, from firsthand experience, that sticks and stones may break our bones, but words do, in fact, also break us, and yet we say them anyhow.

Manhood Matters: The Call of the Wild


Eric Blauer Jul 21, 2014

I’ve been facilitating a men’s group this summer called ManCLAN. It’s part adventure and experience and part dialogue and inspiration.

Psychiatrist warns against relying on technological experiences as a substitute for love


Mark Azzara Jul 21, 2014

I recently addressed our inability to do what’s good for ourselves when it comes to food. And now Dr. Todd Essig, in a Forbes magazine article, warns us that we do the same thing when it comes to technology.

Obama to employers: Notify workers if you’re dropping contraceptive coverage


Richard Wolf Jul 20, 2014

Employers that intend to drop coverage for some or all forms of contraception in the wake of the Supreme Court’s Hobby Lobby decision must notify employees of the change, the Obama administration said Thursday (July 17).

I will always keep the Spokane community close to my heart

Spokane, Wash.

Tracy Simmons Jul 20, 2014

Recently, I left Spokane for a new job, new house, new state and a new community.