Animals

Lenten Puppy

March 31, 2014

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“I got a puppy for my birthday, and he’s been a revelation during Lent. There is a bond of unconditional love, but there is also lots of ‘training.’ In the season of Lent, I’ve wondered when I need a corrective reminder or deserve a treat of grace. It reminds me that I’m still being ‘housebroken’ […]

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Tui Bird

February 12, 2014

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“This photo is of a juvenile tui (native to New Zealand) on a flax bush right beside my back deck. While I have been home these holidays relaxing I have been able to watch several tuis come onto the flower spikes to feed on the nectar. It’s very special to be watching nature so closely.” […]

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Dogs

January 15, 2014

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“I see God when I see my dogs, because it reminds me of how God told Noah to take two of every animal aboard his ark.” Submitted by Antonio Capanna.

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Dog

January 8, 2014

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“I find God through my dog Harley. When I make mistakes others judge me, but he does not.” Submitted by Thomas Horner.

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“With ‘childlike faith’ looking at our belen (nativity scene) at home, my dog Sniffy (who is a special dog with some physical deformities) was drawn to the manger like the shepherds who came to worship our Lord. “The scene transports me to the time the shepherds and other creatures of the earth came to sing […]

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Dog

November 12, 2013

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“I see God in my dog.” Submitted by Christopher Barclay.

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Owl

October 31, 2013

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Happy Halloween! How are you celebrating today? You may be interested in the articles: Five Reasons Not to Dismiss Halloween Finding God in the Midst of Halloween Photo by Richard Milligan.

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Butterfly

October 29, 2013

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“I am reminded of God’s faithfulness and care by the Monarch butterflies that pass through each year in October on their journey to Mexico.” Submitted by Susie Andrews.

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Cats

October 4, 2013

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“I find God in my beautiful animal companions: Clare, Francis, and Mary.” Submitted by Franciscans of Mary the Theotokos. Today is the feast of St. Francis of Assisi.

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Still Gull

October 1, 2013

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“I find God by being silent and still and noticing.” Submitted by Patti Scanlon.

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