Category Archives: Northern Great Lakes Water Stewards

The Gift of Water: March 2017

The Gift of Water as seen in the Marquette Monthly February, 2017 By Rachel Holman “Someone needs to explain to me why wanting clean drinking water makes you an activist, and why proposing to destroy water with chemical warfare doesn’t … Continue reading

The Gift of Water: February 2017

The Gift of Water as seen in the Marquette Monthly February, 2017 By Jon Magnuson “Praised be my Lord, for our sister water.” – St. Francis of Assisi,”Canticle of the Sun” Not along ago, I sat one morning in a … Continue reading

The Gift of Water: January 2017

The Gift of Water as seen in the Marquette Monthly January, 2017 By Frannie Belton “When we try to pick out anything by itself, we find it hitched to everything else in the Universe.” – John Muir Above, John Muir … Continue reading

The Gift of Water: December 2016

The Gift of Water as seen in the Marquette Monthly December, 2016 By Ken Kelley At age 80, having entered my ninth decade, I have many years to remember. My memory tells me that none of these decades has been … Continue reading

The Gift of Water: November 2016

The Gift of Water as seen in the Marquette Monthly November, 2016 By Paul Lehmberg “Dip him in the river who loves water.”– William Blake The William Blake of the above words was a kind of holy fool. He was … Continue reading

The Gift of Water: October 2016

The Gift of Water as seen in the Marquette Monthly October, 2016 By Jon Magnuson This morning I’m sitting in front of a glass of clear, clean water from the headwaters of the Great Lakes, Lake Superior. I’m bowing my … Continue reading

Northern Great Lakes Water Stewards

Northern Great Lakes Water Stewards 2016-2020 Northern Great Lakes Water Stewards is an interfaith initiative to establish a collaborative partnership to monitor, restore, protect, and sanctify the waters of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. Coordinated by Rev. Paul Lehmberg, Marquette Zen Buddhist … Continue reading