This 75-foot tall glass tower, evocative of a lighthouse, is part of the Tom Ridge Environmental Center (TREC) located at Presque Isle State Park in Erie, Pennsylvania. The TREC faux lighthouse with its visible (131 steps) staircase reminds me of how we, as lighthouses for God, need to be not only strong and firmly grounded in … More Transparent Lighthouses
…you are precious in His sight! Regardless of their size, shape, color, or condition, lighthouses are undeniably marveled at by those who love them, especially aficionados like me. These sentinels of the sea have captivated the hearts and fostered the imagination of writers, photographers, and collectors all over the world. They are, in fact, the only reason … More Red, Yellow, Black, or White
Lighthouses were once hailed as “saviors” and “heroes” of the sea. But the truth is that their glory was not entirely of their own. Before electricity and solar power, lighthouses could not function without the help of lighthouse keepers. These keepers were men, and sometimes women, who not only risked their lives in order to … More Like The One-Armed Keeper
Ray is a lighthouse. He is tall, stationary, and rests upon a rocky cliff. Doug is a tugboat. He is small (compared to Ray), mobile, and lives on the water. In spite of their differences, both Ray and Doug share one defining quality that makes them strikingly similar. They are both incredibly strong! Because of this, Ray and … More Ray, Doug, & Letty
Atop of Indiana University Health Methodist Hospital, Indiana’s largest medical facility, you will find this beautiful faux lighthouse with a rotating fixture that has the images of both a blue and a white cross. The lighthouse, which was built thanks to a generous donation by a local philanthropist and dedicated to “servants of religion, medicine, … More More Than a Hospital
The Pemaquid Point Lighthouse (pictured above) was first built in 1827. It measures 79 ft. and it is located at the tip of the Pemaquid Neck in Bristol, Maine. Pemaquid Point attracts over 100,000 visitors every year, making it one of the most visited sites in New England and among the favorite of artists, photographers, and … More Good Salt, Bad Salt
Feed the hungry, and help those in trouble. Then your light will shine out from the darkness, and the darkness around you will be as bright as noon. – Isaiah 58:10 Rising above Long Beach Harbor, CA, right in the heart of Shoreline Village you will find a faux lighthouse which is actually a restaurant. … More Happy Thanksshining!