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I’m thankful for wonderful writers and loyal readers

Spokane Faith & Values has become a go-to source for religion news and reflection in this area. The credit belongs to our writers. I'm proud to say that we have more than 40 writers contributing to our site.

Three things for which I’m thankful

What am I thankful for? I’ll mention only three of the hundreds of things for which I am thankful.

Rallying for Israeli-Palestinian peace

At a rally on Thursday night on Division and Main streets, both Palestinian supporters and Israeli supporters waved signs and flags in protest of the recent violence surrounding the Israel-Palestine Conflict.

Meet Ayesha Malik, our Muslim writer

We're pleased to welcome Ayesha Malik to our team of writers.

Malik is a student at Eastern Washington University where she's studying marketing and religious studies and helps lead the Compassionate Interfaith Society.

Candlelight vigil set for Monday hopes to raise awareness on poverty and homelessness in Spokane

A candlelight vigil will be held Nov. 19  from 5:30-7 p.m. at the House of Charity to raise awareness of the effects of poverty and homelessness in the Spokane community.

The vigil will include supporters, staff, board members, volunteers, community members and clients of Catholic Charities, according to a press release.

Spokane’s religion wrap-up: Diwali, Solar Church, Thanksgiving and KYRS

Happy Diwali! The local Sikh community recognized the holiday already this week and tomorrow night area Hindus will celebrate with an evening of dancing and cultural food at Comfort Inn in downtown Spokane.

Are our words ever pointless?

I’ll admit I occasionally look at Twitter while I am at work.  And sometimes (just sometimes), I like to click links and read articles or see the photos of the “top 10 best and worst” of (fill in the blank).  While this is clearly not the best use of my time, I never let it get in the way of what I need to get done on any given day.

Today, I happened to click on a link for the “World’s Most Pointless Protest Signs.”

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