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Grab a buddy and meditate

Flickr photo by Balint Földesi

Tamara Milliken Jul 31, 2014

I hope the long space between this post and the last, on gentle tips for your meditation practice, has been filled with the art of slowing down and honoring the transitions throughout your day.

State Dept. should act on Pakistan’s religious freedom violations, watchdog group says


Brian Pellot Jul 31, 2014

An independent religious freedom watchdog panel has welcomed the State Department’s annual religious freedom report and its list of the world’s worst offenders, which had laid dormant for three years.

Words of Everlasting Life

The phrase "Let there be light" used metaphorically over the door of a Carnegie library, in Edinburgh. Garyjohlc/Wikipedia

Christi Ortiz Jul 31, 2014

As the Spirit hovered over the waters of creation

and your Word was spoken

“Let there be Light”

The GOD who washes feet isn’t the god atheists see

Wikimedia commons image

Ernesto Tinajero Jul 30, 2014

Leading up to my turning 50, I reread the farewell discourse of Jesus found in John 13-17. As read it, I thought of many of new (gnu) atheists and my trouble with them.

Spokane Buddhist Temple celebrates Obon Festival for second year


Vincent Allen Jul 30, 2014

Over the weekend volunteers stood outside the Spokane Buddhist Temple on Perry Street to invite guests to experience Japanese Buddhism, as the congregation celebrated the Obon Festival.

About my West Central neighborhood

Annie May Brown Jul 30, 2014

I hear them cry.
I hear them yell.
I hear them say they’ll hurt them if they tell.

Meet our newest writer, Corbin Croy

Corbin Croy

Tracy Simmons Jul 30, 2014

Croy, of Coeur d’Alene, considers himself a progressive Christian and leans on the writings of GK Chesterton, Paul Tillich, Martin Buber, Edward Schillebeeckx and John Shelby Spong.