Tui Bird

February 12, 2014

in Animals

“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.” […]



October 31, 2013

in Animals

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.


Still Gull

October 1, 2013

in Animals,Objects

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



April 5, 2013

in Animals

“God’s nature at its best: a pair of woodpeckers, who had drilled a home in my neighbor’s front yard tree, were busy feeding their chicks. What can I say? A perfectly drilled hole (I’m sure I wouldn’t have been able to do it so beautifully) and these two birdies enabling God’s wonders to continue without […]


“This is a picture I took while praying and meditating on Psalm 63. I saw this beautiful bird perched in a blooming tree. It was as if the words of the psalm were coming alive, taking shape in this small, colorful creature and its surroundings. I felt such a joy, in utter awe at God’s […]


Bird’s Nest

April 16, 2012

in Nature

“God gives every bird its food, but He does not throw it into its nest.” —J.G. Holland Photo by Dorothy, who blogs at


Balancing Bird

September 26, 2011

in Animals

“Grace must find expression in life, otherwise it is not grace.” —Karl Barth Photo by Heidi Nelson. Use Flickr? Sharing your photos with Picturing God is as easy as sending the link!


Bird Close-Up

September 6, 2011

in Animals,Nature

“Watching this pair of birds build their nest on my balcony has reminded me that God wants all of us to be life-giving. Seeing them fly tirelessly to-and-fro, bringing strands of grass to weave their nest, reminds me that we too have to be tireless and persistent in the mission and vocation that he has […]


“This is just one of the many hummingbirds on Seattle University’s campus. The birds bring a feeling of peace and calm within an urban area and could arguably be God’s signal that spring has begun!” Submitted by Seattle University. You might also like: 6 Back-to-School Lessons for Finding God Why Jesuits Are in Higher Education


Baby Bird

July 26, 2011

in Animals

“I found hope in this new life. She was born three days ago. And hope is of God, for where God is, hope is there.” Submitted by Joyce Dias. You might also like People for Others posts about Finding God in daily life.