Category Archives: Faith and Inspiration

Blogs about faith, religion, hope and inspiration.

Oldest Building in Downtown Cleveland?

And a great place for a Hot in Cleveland Wedding! The Old Stone Church on Public Square Cleveland’s Original Rock! (since 1820)

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9-11-01: Remembered at Cleveland’s Old Stone Church

What an honor to play Shoulder to Shoulder with the Old Stone Church choir/chamber orchestra on 9-11-11, the 10th anniversary of the terrorist attacks on the United States of America.I pray that we may continue to stand shoulder to shoulder … Continue reading

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September 11, 2011: A Day to Remember

Like most Americans, I was overwhelmed with grief in the aftermath of the 9-11 terrorist attacks on the United States. I wrote and recorded a song called Shoulder to Shoulder in an attempt to bring some comfort. You can imagine … Continue reading

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The Way of Freedom: At Risk in America

One Nation Under China? Freedom is dear to us in America: Our constitution guarantees it. Our laws protect it. Our soldiers die defending it. This Monday, July 4th, we will rightfully celebrate our liberty from Mother England and our freedom, … Continue reading

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Bang, Bang: Love Your City.

Which is More Dangerous: Downtown Cleveland or Beachwood? In the aftermath of last night’s shootings in downtown Cleveland, I’ve been thinking about the thoughts of the late Yale scholar, Letty Russell, who once compared the city to a battered woman: … Continue reading

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Ding Dong the Witch is Dead! Osama Bin Laden: What are we really celebrating?

Which Old Witch? I confess: When President Obama announced that world terrorist Numero Uno, Osama Bin Laden had been assassinated my heart stirred with a strange sense of vague satisfaction. On the one hand, a very human part of me … Continue reading

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Clevelanders Gone Wild! What Does Japan know that Cleveland Doesn’t?

It made me think of the line from BTO’s classic hit, Taking Care of Business: “People pushing, people shoving and the girls trying to look pretty!” A reported crowd of almost 300,000 assembled in downtown Cleveland for the annual St. … Continue reading

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