Stories tagged: tracy simmons
Sun., Nov. 17, 2019
An area of progressive values in a part of the state and country that is deeply red, Moscow is just about perfect for a lot of residents. But leaders of …
Mon., Nov. 11, 2019
I have dreams for our community to become stronger, to move forward. To do that we need to push through the smog — the discouragement — and find the other, …
Mon., Sept. 16, 2019
Earlier this summer, a friend from high school pinged me on social media to say she’d be passing through Spokane and wanted to get together. Without hesitation, I said yes.
Mon., July 29, 2019
People I don’t agree with have good qualities, and it’s up to me to find out what they are. It’s not fair to judge or label them based on signs …
Mon., June 17, 2019
A Facebook meme I received about the growing population of Muslims in the U.S. reinforces a valuable lesson about the importance of engaging with each other.
Mon., April 15, 2019
Every once in awhile I’m asked by a church to fill the pulpit. This month Origin Church, which is gifting its property to SpokaneFāVS, asked me to preach about religious …
Mon., March 18, 2019
I reached my goals, but somewhere along the way I became discontented with what I had achieved. Now I wanted more. I want more money, more house, more property.
Sat., March 17, 2018
The families we are born into aren’t perfect and like any relationship, they take work.
Sun., Jan. 28, 2018
I’m at the stage in life where many of my friends have become new parents. Their Facebook feed is dominated by photos of the little one – playing in the …
Sat., Dec. 16, 2017
People should be proud of who they are, but it can be hard when they keep getting turned away.
Sat., Oct. 21, 2017
Stories are powerful. They have the ability to destroy illicit assumptions and ignite understanding. That’s why I made the decision to become a religion reporter.
Sat., Sept. 16, 2017
I thought my intro column here would be different, lighter. I thought I’d tell you about my 15 years as a religion reporter and why I chose this peculiar and …
Sat., April 20, 2013
Spokane Faith and Values is celebrating its first anniversary with a progressive dinner and fundraiser Sunday. Faith Feast will be hosted by three Spokane Valley congregations – the Spokane Islamic …