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Saw God in a Spilled Beer

Red Wings’ Henrik Zetterberg spills a fan’s beer, pays him back Brian Manzullo , Detroit Free Press Published 12:42 p.m. ET April 5, 2017 | Updated 12:50 p.m. ET April 5, 2017 The Detroit Red Wings are having a tough season, but it appears that’s not affecting the generosity of their captain. Henrik Zetterberg accidentally […]

Saw God in a Pizza

Mike Ilitch will be remembered this week for his big visions and his even bigger contributions, particularly in Detroit. Yet, some 600 miles to the southwest, in a little town called Paducah, Kentucky, he’s being remembered for his big heart. In 2004, Ilitch read an article about a soldier who had lost both of his […]

Saw God at the Grocery Store

This 4-year-old made an unlikely friend at the grocery store…… Tara Wood of Augusta, Georgia, was with two of her kids on a routine trip to the grocery store. It was Norah, her 4-year-old’s, birthday. That’s when they ran across Dan Peterson, known as Mr. Dan. “As Mr. Dan walked by, she (Norah) smiled and […]

Saw God Stand Up

He wasn’t looking for a kid. He was a 28-year-old single guy with a dog and a job that requires him to travel. Then one day this spring, he came across a boy lying in a cardboard box. He was there, among the bushes behind a northwest Phoenix clothing store where the man was working […]

Saw God in a Hug

Cam Newton spent part of his day off at an Atlanta Hospital granting a Christmas wish for a young Auburn fan with a severe heart condition. Ten-year-old Austin Deckard, who was diagnosed with advanced pulmonary hypertension, received the visit of the Carolina Panthers quarterback just one day before he was to undergo a risky procedure. […]

Saw God in The King

Michigan golfer Nick Carlson was the delayed recipient of a special memento last week — a letter from legendary golfer Arnold Palmer. Carlson said he was amazed to receive the three-paragraph note congratulating him for being a semifinalist in the U.S. Amateur in August at Oakland Hills Country Club. “Utter shock, really,” Carlson told The […]

Saw God in Every Breath

As a child, Detroit Tigers pitcher Matt Boyd almost died several times. He was hospitalized six times at Seattle Children’s Hospital due to severe asthma. “Children’s Hospital saved my life when I was younger,” he said. “I spent a lot of time there.” On Monday, a day before his latest start, Boyd and his wife, […]

Saw God in the Man in the Red Bandana

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Saw God on the Walk

Ann Arbor – James Burns walked 600 miles over five weeks from Philadelphia to Michigan Stadium to honor the memory of a 5-year-old boy he never met. Burns, 49, was so moved by Chad Carr’s story after seeing an ESPN feature on Chad and his family that aired the morning of the Michigan-Ohio State game, […]

Saw God Saved in the Mud

Carolyn–Rochester, MI Please email your God sightings to