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Mount Arjuna

July 29, 2016

“Found him in the silence of Mount Arjuna, Malang, East Java.” Submitted by Savitri Chandra.

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Nature

Trees

July 28, 2016

“Outdoors.” Submitted by Debbie Vigil. How do you find God through your senses? Explore with our dotMagis bloggers how we can encounter God through our senses, part of the #31DayswithIgnatius celebration.

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Animals

Dog

July 27, 2016

“God is good. This is my blessing. I get to share another day with her; she is going to be 11 soon.” Submitted by Vilmarie Rdz‎. How do you find God through your senses? Explore […]

Michigan pond
Nature

Michigan Pond

July 26, 2016

“I’m in Michigan: view of a pond near my home.” Submitted by Liliana Licon-Hein. Where have you found God in your state? Send us a photo for possible inclusion on Picturing God.

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Nature

Person at Lake

July 25, 2016

“The heavens are telling the glory of God; and the firmament proclaims his handiwork.” —Psalm 19:1 Submitted by Caroline Sayson.

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  • Listening to God in Nature
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    More than 20 years ago, I sat at my desk, at my first publishing job, feeling overwhelmed. The desk was piled high with projects, and numerous stresses pressed against my mind that day. To save money, I’d packed a lunch. Unwilling to leave my desk—perhaps I could work while eating?—I bit into the red plum […]
  • Opening My Hands
    In the summer I try my best to go to daily Mass. I’m a high school teacher, so I have plenty of time to do so. But during the last month I made a serious commitment to build up a new film company, and I’ve found the work to be overwhelming. The work never stops […]