This Looks Like a Huge Mass of Trees. What It Really Is Is Nothing Short of a Miracle


While churches can and have been built from almost every type of material, a New Zealand man just added onto the list by creating a house of worship solely out of something incredible: Living trees. The church’s creator, Barry Cox, explained to stuff.co.nz his inspiration for the innovative church came after traveling the world and observing churches … Continue reading This Looks Like a Huge Mass of Trees. What It Really Is Is Nothing Short of a Miracle

My Detroit


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

Naked: A Lenten Reflection


Image via Wikipedia  8 Then the man and his wife heard the sound of the LORD God as he was walking in the garden in the cool of the day, and they hid from the LORD God among the trees of the garden. 9 But the LORD God called to the man, “Where are you?” … Continue reading Naked: A Lenten Reflection

Quiet: A Lenten Reflection


“Teach me, and I will be quiet; show me where I have been wrong. Job 6:23-25 (NIV) This past weekend I attended a silent retreat offered by Miles Christi religious order of Brothers and Priest. This was the first silent retreat I have ever been on, and anyone that knows me, knows I love to … Continue reading Quiet: A Lenten Reflection

King Obama


I am just returning from a two-week trip to Germany and the UK. The weather was fantastic, sunny and warm, all the trees in bloom and the grass was green, I spent many hours outside enjoying the spring. Than I returned home, to Michigan to a wind storm than snow! Yep it’s mid April and … Continue reading King Obama

Wal-Mart and Christmas Trees


Wal-Mart, the world's largest retailer removes Christmas trees, come on, really… Yep, that’s what I was told the other night. I was there for an eye appointment and we were all talking about "holiday" parties, the good old days and what use to be. One of the workers remarked that there store took down all … Continue reading Wal-Mart and Christmas Trees

Positive Words


This was sent to me from a friend in India, not sure who the original author is, he never stated it… But I thought I would share it… I remember my dad teaching me the power of language  at a very young age. Not only did my dad understand that specific words affect our mental … Continue reading Positive Words

Boyness


Working off of yesterdays blog about how we treat boys in this nation, I thought I would dive in to the problem a little more. If we look at the boys being raised, how we as a society send such a mixed message to them, how parents want to raise soft and tender boy, boys … Continue reading Boyness