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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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Animals

Dogs

July 22, 2016

“In my back yard with the pups! Beauty all around.” Submitted by Colleen Koning. How do you find God through your senses? Explore with our dotMagis bloggers how we can encounter God through our senses, […]

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Objects

Knitting

July 21, 2016

“Knitting weekend with a friend, sharing laughter, tears, and faith. God knits.” Submitted by Marilyn Blazek Welker. Where have you found God through an activity with a friend?

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People

Baby

July 20, 2016

“In the eyes of a child.” Submitted by Lois Gudenkauf.

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Places

Trees

July 19, 2016

“Dorris Ranch Park in Springfield, OR. Hazelnut orchards.” Submitted by Joe Hardenbrook. Where have you found God in your state? Send us a photo for possible inclusion on Picturing God.

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