June 26, 2014

in People

“Blow among us Spirit of God. Fill us with your courage and care as we learn to live as a family without Emily. It’s been four years since Niemann-Pick Type C took over Emily’s body by the age of 10. Pentecost Spirit and Body of Christ live in us as we each grieve in different […]

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Happy Thanksgiving

November 28, 2013

in Home,People

“If the only prayer you said in your whole life was ‘thank you,’ that would suffice.” —Meister Eckhart Thank you for supporting Picturing God: Faces and Traces of the Divine with your visits, comments, and photo submissions.


Family Boat Ride

January 8, 2013

in People

“Teach me, Grandaddy.” Submitted by Patsy Baird. Subscribe to Picturing God via e-mail or RSS to be inspired daily by the images others submit.


Autumn in Belgium

December 11, 2012

in Nature,People

“Autumn is the season I love here in Belgium. I am always fascinated how God created this fall season with its beautiful colors of leaves and trees while birds are chirping, busy preparing their nests and food before the winter comes. “Leaves with their different shapes change their lovely colors, especially when the sun rays […]


Hike with Grandad

October 29, 2012

in People

“Morning hike around the lake at Ridgecrest with Grandad.” Submitted by Amy Fenton Lee. Where do you see God in the people in your life? Send us a photo for possible inclusion on Picturing God.



September 18, 2012

in People,Religious

“What difference does believing that I am God’s beloved child make in how I see myself and the world around me?” —3-Minute Retreat, “A Baptism Like No Other” Photo by Angela Pope.


On the Beach

July 30, 2012

in People

“Family at Manhattan Beach, California.” Submitted by Kim Powell. Enjoy other scenes at the beach.


Sleeping Baby

July 2, 2012

in People

“A child is a gift of love from God to all that see the beauty of the work of God’s hands.” Submitted by Laura W. Darby. In honor of St. Ignatius’s feast day July 31, join in 31 Days with St. Ignatius, a month-long celebration of Ignatian spirituality.


Father and Son

December 15, 2011

in People

“The things that we love tell us what we are.” —St. Thomas Aquinas From the 2012 Ignatian Inspiration Calendar


Trinity of Family Life

December 9, 2011

in People

“I see God in the trinity of life as family: spouses, parents, siblings. Brothers holding hands for the first time in their father’s arms.” Submitted by Laura, who blogs at Mothering Spirit.