Below is an article form my local community newspaper, I thought it was worth sharing…. Who doesn’t love the power of words? By Susan Willett In my business, one has to love words. True, some of my favorites and most often used remain unprintable in a family (or any other) newspaper, but still, one simply … Continue reading Words have power
Augustus Woodward's plan following the 1805 fire for Detroit's baroque styled radial avenues and Grand Circus. (Photo credit: Wikipedia) I’m a Detroiter, I was born in the city, and I love the city. I no longer live in Detroit, I now live about 30 minutes outside of the city, but still consider myself a Detroiter. … Continue reading My Detroit
Cover via Amazon “The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go.” ― Dr. Seuss, I Can Read With My Eyes Shut! I have a few favorite topics, the Ego is one of them, I love to talk about the Ego as the … Continue reading Reading, the Giver of Life
Cover via Amazon One of my favorite speakers is Mathew Kelly (Web Site), he is a Catholic speaker, a very dynamic speaker. His main point is becoming the best version of yourself, he believes that we all need to work at perfecting the gift of life. One way he tells us to do this is … Continue reading What’s on your reading list?
Cover of Oh, the Places You'll Go! “You are what you read” this is a quote from Mathew Kelly, a Catholic speaker and author, one that I would recommend everyone should listen to and read. (website) I agree with Mathew, reading is one of the most important activities anyone can do. What we read will … Continue reading Top 5 reading list
Image via Wikipedia Pope Benedict XVI says in a new book that condoms can be justified for male prostitutes seeking to stop the spread of HIV, a stunning comment for a church criticized for its opposition to condoms and for a pontiff who has blamed them for making the AIDS crisis worse. The pope made … Continue reading Pope allows condoms?
I just spent the last thirty minutes or so reading a blog site that I use to read daily. It’s a site that a former friend of mine writes. And after spending time reading her latest post, I know remember why we are former friends. The self absorbedness of her blogs is dripping in self … Continue reading Look at thy self
Image via Wikipedia The debate of the longer school year has surfaces yet again, and in truth, I have been in this debate for years. In Michigan, when the state first started to offer charter schools, my brother and I ventured to start one. We were the proud owners of Midwest Tech, a school that … Continue reading Obama wants longer school years, not a new idea at all
Image via Wikipedia The scandal of the Church has been on the front pages of the papers and lead stories on the nightly news. Over all this is a good thing, the Church needs to deal with this scandal. But what confuses me is the pure joy they, meaning the media, seem to get from … Continue reading The Scandal