Nature

Land and Water

July 24, 2014

in Nature

“A tree is beautiful, but what’s more, it has a right to life; like water, the sun, and the stars, it is essential. Life on earth is inconceivable without trees. Forests create climate, climate influences people’s character, and so on and so forth. There can be neither civilization nor happiness if forests crash down under […]

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Sun Over Water

July 23, 2014

in Nature

“Gorgeous morning sunlight, a gift from God.” Submitted by Laura W. Darby.

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“Here are five photographs of sunrise over the Sea of Galilee, taken June 23, 2013.” Submitted by Cecilia Arnold. Have you been on a particularly meaningful trip? Send us a photo for possible inclusion on Picturing God.

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Desert

July 21, 2014

in Nature,Places

“Finding God in the desert. Photo taken at the Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument, Arizona.” Submitted by John Saam.

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Plant Life

July 17, 2014

in Nature

“Wow! This is life bursting into the beige and gray. God, you are not reserved in your gifts. This display is hyperbole. It would be so much more practical and boring if I had designed this.” Submitted by Christine Foy. Where are you finding God this summer? Send us a photo for possible inclusion on […]

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Marsh Marigolds

July 16, 2014

in Nature

“Marsh marigolds in the woods—they have survived the polar votex!” Submitted by Sister Jean Hinderer, CSA. In honor of St. Ignatius’s feast day July 31, join in 31 Days with St. Ignatius, a month-long celebration of Ignatian spirituality.

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Sunrise

July 15, 2014

in Nature

“Finding God in the sunrise of each day.” Submitted by Gwen Youngblood.

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Hazy Day

July 14, 2014

in Nature

“Clarity and haziness in the same picture. So begins the day. Knowing that I can see certain things clearly, but others remain hazy. Yet, it’s all good. It is, after all, God’s creation. So yes, it is all good, whether hazy or clear. (The picture was taken on the George Washington Parkway just north of […]

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Butterfly

July 11, 2014

in Nature

“Live butterfly at the Shrine of Saint Joseph, Stirling, NJ. For me, the monarch butterfly represents God’s presence and messages.” Submitted by Marie Santana.

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Sunset over Water

July 10, 2014

in Nature

“Sunset and water—and Earth imaging Heaven.” Submitted by Rose Narciso.

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