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Meditation retreat looks at cultivating forgiveness

It's likely that at some point everyone has felt wronged, betrayed and hurt. Psychologists and spiritual teachers of various traditions agree that forgiveness heals the emotional pain that bitterness and resentment create. But what is forgiveness? And how do we get there? Forgiveness is the theme of a meditation retreat at Sravasti Abbey …

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The God of the gaps

“Where God tears great gaps we should not try to fill them with human words. They should remain open. Our only comfort is the God of the resurrection, the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ” -Dietrich Bonhoeffer This was one of the quotes I used Sunday in my Easter message …

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The big problem with evolution

Evolution has a problem, and I think it’s a big problem.  If I expose this problem, think of the acclaim I’ll get. Move over, Einstein. Meyer's law will be bigger than E=mc2.  My mug will be pasted all over the blogs, websites and news shows. I'll have honors and awards …

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WSU students participate in Spring Break alternative

Sixteen volunteers representing The Wesley Foundation at Washington State University traveled to Los Angeles for Spring Break. As a member of this team, I witnessed firsthand the damage and despair left by decades of poverty, racial tension and negligence inflicted upon a large segment of Los Angeles’ population. But I …

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Do you think young adults are losing interest in church?

Do you think young people are losing interest in church? Read the story here. 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 …

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