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Posts from ‘June, 2010’

Saw God in a Magazine

I’ve been writing since I was a kid, and now that I have my own kid, I have endless content on which to write! For a long time, I’ve wanted to write for a local parenting publication called Metro Parent, so I began pitching this magazine late last year. I sent e-mail after e-mail. I […]

Saw God in the Comfort of a ‘Friend’

Rebecca Diamondstone, left, and certified crisis response dog Summer, a golden retriever, interact with Maxine Massie, of Oakton, Va., who is playing the role of a frantic neighbor during a simulated missing children scenario in Erie, Pa. There’s an organization of therapy dog handlers called HOPE Animal Assisted Crisis Support, who volunteer and fly themselves […]

Saw God in 86,400

Imagine that you had won the following prize in a contest: Each morning your bank would deposit $86,400.00 in your private account for your use. However,this prize has rules, just as any game has certain rules. The first set of rules would be: Everything that you didn’t spend during each day would be taken away […]

Saw God in ‘Kids’ in a Sprinkler

Carolyn–Rochester, MI Please email your God ’sightings’ to 

Saw God in ‘Where I’m Going’

In January 2000, leaders in Charlotte, North Carolina , invited their favorite son, Billy Graham, to a luncheon in his honor. Billy initially hesitated to accept the invitation because of his struggles with Parkinson’s disease. But the Charlotte leaders said, ‘We don’t expect a major address. Just come and let us honor you.’ So Billy […]

Saw God in a New Mom

When hurricane Hannah separated two white tigers from their mother, Anjana came to the Rescue. Anjana, a chimp at TIGERS in South Carolina, became surrogate mom and playmate to the cubs, even helping with bottle feeding. But here’s the truly amazing part: This is something Anjana does all the time, having helped raised leopard and […]

Saw God in a Pencil

“Life without God is like an unsharpened pencil – it has no point.” Unknown MK–Troy, MI Please email your God ’sightings’ to 

Saw God in an Exceptional Man

My best friend’s dad passed away a few days ago. We attended his funeral mass this morning. During the homily the priest revealed that he had spoken with my friend’s father shortly after receiving the news of his predicament. In their conversation my friend’s dad revealed to the priest that he was somewhat frightened and anxious about what […]

Saw God in a Tree

We were up North the past few days and noticed a Robin’s nest in the tree outside our room. We couldn’t help but notice the mother robin’s constant efforts of providing for and fending for her young ones. Erie similarities to my own wife’s efforts around our children:) Dan Please email your God ’sightings’ to 

Saw God in a Teacher’s Spirit

I saw God in the eyes of a fellow teacher that is retiring this year from the Detroit Public Schools. I am in Special Education and watched many “special” children who were lucky enough to be placed in this teacher’s loving care for a year. Often, these were the children that previous teachers had found […]