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Compassion is calling all angels, even the ‘others’

By Contributor Rev. Marj Johnston Editor’s Note: This weekSpokaneFAVScontributors are exploring the definition of compassion. Read Monday’s panel on this topichere. Compassion is something I just expected I would learn and practice all my life. It falls under the “do unto others” category, right after “love God and love your …

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Paul hopes for a win in Washington

Ron Paul isn't winning in the primary states, but on Friday at the Spokane Convention Centerhe said he's cautiously optimistic he'll have success here in Washington. “I've always had support here,” he said. “We've have always had enthusiastic crowds.” Supporters, both republican and democrat, nearly filled the center to hear …

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VIDEO: Santorum rallies conservative Spokane voters

<p> SPOKANE VALLEY — Rick Santorum has a lot of people praying for him. More than 500 supporters filled New Life Assembly Church in Spokane Valley on Thursday to show the Republican candidate that they champion his Christian values.</p> <p> Read article <a href="/politics/election/santorum-rallies-conservative-spokane-voters">here</a>.</p> Tracy SimmonsTracy Simmons is an award …

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Eating meat can be good for the soul

One of the first questions people ask me about Buddhism, and one of the topics becoming more and more of an issue in the American psyche, is a question regarding diet. Are all Buddhists vegans? Are they vegetarians? Do you eat meat? Why? The answer is no, not all Buddhists are vegans or vegetarians.

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Santorum rallies conservative Spokane voters

SPOKANE VALLEY —Rick Santorum has a lot of people praying for him. More than 500 supporters filled New Life Assembly Church in Spokane Valley on Thursday to show the Republican candidate that they champion his Christian values. “Thank you Rick, you're in our prayers,” people called out to him. They …

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Photo Gallery: Santorum visits Spokane church

View lots more photos on our Rick Santorum Flickr album.  Tracy SimmonsTracy Simmons is an award winning journalist specializing in religion reporting, digital entrepreneurship and social journalism. In her 15 years on the religion beat, Simmons has tucked a notepad in her pocket and found some of her favorite stories …

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