May 4, 2016

“An empty well-hewn wooden bench in a clearing with an expansive view reminded me that God is always waiting.” Submitted by Rose Narciso.

Bench and Frozen Pond

January 28, 2015

“I find God in the stillness of a frozen pond, in the invitation to sit in nature, and in the quiet of the woods before it is blanketed in the winter sleep.” Submitted by Rick […]


June 24, 2013

“A place to sit, a place to be still and know that He is God—on the capitol mall in Salem, Oregon.” Submitted by Joanie Twomey-Shook. Share your photo of where you find the faces and […]

Bench Swing

November 29, 2012

“Contemplation” Submitted by Angela Pope. Advent begins on Sunday, December 2, 2012. Find weekly video reflections and other Advent resources here.

Bench in Woods

August 10, 2012

“This is joy: to sit quietly with the infusion of Spirit in this natural place.” Submitted by Rudy Siegel. Where do you find joy? Take a picture and share it with us!

Empty Bench

June 7, 2012

“The empty bench seemed inviting. That particular day when I took the photo it was as if Jesus was sitting on the bench waiting for me to join him and talk to him. Thank you, […]

Garden with Purple Flowers

June 13, 2011

“A lot of love goes into gardens. Thank you for the chance to share in your creation.” Submitted by Fran Deasy. Join the active Ignatian Spirituality community on Facebook.

Empty Bench

May 25, 2011

“Oh Lord, you are my delight. Time spent with you is a most delightful moment I can never put aside. When these moments allow me, then give me the courage and push to listen and […]