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Ask a Jew: What Is Rosh Hashanah and How Is It Celebrated?

What exactly is Rosh Hashanah and how is it celebrated or observed?

My Journey Through Homelessness Part One: Turnstiles and the Night Sky

I often compared homelessness to a turnstile at a BART station. I was stuck in the turnstile, as its wheels rolled me rapidly around and around. Eventually, I would be spewed out of the turnstile, on one side of the other: either inside or out.

Is Violence a Christian Value? Again, I Say No.

Apparently there are many people who identify themselves as Christians who are very okay with violence being an option when they don’t get their way. I’m gobsmacked — but not shocked anymore.

Faith in Transition

I hate waiting. I have never been good at it. I prefer to plan, organize, implement and get to work. I prefer structured time frames planned well in advance. So I will admit this is a difficult time for me.

Finding Gratitude at Harvest Time

Driving in late August from Spokane to our Heyburn State Park cabin in Plummer, then down to Moscow, I was struck once again by the incredible beauty of the Inland Northwest during harvest-time.

A Close Shave with Occam’s Razor

Global climate change is simple. Two things drive it: population, energy. All else links back to these two drivers.

Ask an Evangelical: How Do You Define ‘Evangelical’?

I consider myself Evangelical, meaning one who shares the gospel of Jesus. Do you share this definition?

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