“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 [...]
“God gives every bird its food, but He does not throw it into its nest.” —J.G. Holland Photo by Dorothy, who blogs at www.gatheringthefragments.com.
“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!
“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
“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.
“Osprey morning: inspired by a day last summer when my daughter and I went to the beach, and an osprey dove down right in front of us! What a beautiful surprise!” Painted and submitted by Susan Gould. Join the active Ignatian Spirituality community on Facebook.
“It’s amazing to me that one snap shot of a scene could look so calming, so well constructed, when in reality, the birds are squawking noisily, always moving, wrapped up in their little bird lives. The wind bites at your face. The ocean heaves with every breath. But yet this was there, somewhere, in all [...]
A bird, happily unharmed, flew into the living room window and left behind this image which looks very much like our iconography for the Holy Spirit. Via Paul at People for Others.