Tag Archives: Lake Erie

posticon Where Is Your Home? by John Cali

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Image © Barbara Clark, 2012

When I was much younger the only place I considered home was the little farm town on the shores of Lake Erie where I grew up. When I was away from there I was always homesick.

Way back when I started this work with my spirit guides I began to get a different sense of what home really is—not just for myself, but for all of us.

Here’s Spirit.

Spirit

You miss so much joy and peace by always looking for your happiness, your “home” in every place except where you are right now.Read more

posticon The Man In Black by John Cali

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This is a ghost story — a true ghost story.

I grew up on the southern shore of the USA’s Lake Erie, one of the country’s five Great Lakes.

The Great Lakes are famous (or infamous) for their fierce storms. In fact, Lake Erie has seen more shipwrecks than the Bermuda Triangle. A while back I wrote a blog post, The Power of One, about one of Lake Erie’s more notorious and destructive storms.

Today’s story is about another wild Lake Erie night.… Read more

posticon Would You Believe You Can Be Happy in Westfield? by John Cali

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I grew up in Westfield, a farming village on the shores of Lake Erie. It’s a delightful, friendly little town. I lived there happily for many years.

An old childhood friend of mine, who also grew up in Westfield, was fond of “bashing” the town after she moved far away. She would criticize those of our family and friends who chose to live out their lives in Westfield, calling them “stupid failures.” She didn’t see how they could possibly be happy there.… Read more

posticon The Power of One by John Cali

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This is a true story. It happened November 25, 1854 on the shores of Lake Erie, one of the five Great Lakes on the US-Canadian border.

The Lake Erie Quadrangle is a 2,500-square-mile area in the central part of the lake. The Quadrangle has seen over 400 shipwrecks. Compare that to the infamous Bermuda Triangle with 14,000 square miles and only 110 or so shipwrecks.… Read more