About this blog: Discussing religion, spirituality and values. About the writers: Amy Umble is the religion reporter for The Free Lance-Star. Janet Marshall is the religion editor for The Free Lance-Star.
Today is Eid al-Adha, the day when Muslims remember Abraham’s willingness to sacrifice his son. The holy day ends the season of Hajj or pilgrimage. About 3 million Muslims went to Mecca for this year’s pilgrimage. The Washington Post’s BlogPost has some stunning photos of this year’s Hajj.