“This photo is of flowers in my garden. They were originally from my mother’s garden, a gift from my father shortly before he died. They come up faithfully in my garden, and they remind me of God’s presence in my father when he was with us. He was a good and faithful servant, and any […]
“September rose in my garden here in Ireland—God is here among the living and the dying.” Submitted by Ann Murray. Today is All Saints Day. We remember the communion of saints.
“All I said was, ‘SMILE!’ This is the last of the small sunflowers near our home. She smiled back. She knows winter is coming.” Submitted by Jean.
“Keep alert, stand firm in your faith, be courageous, be strong.” —1 Corinthians 16:13 Submitted by Xavier University. Photo by Sheila Doran, Acting Director of the Center for Adult and Part-Time Students. You might also like: 6 Back-to-School Lessons for Finding God Why Jesuits Are in Higher Education
“The morning greeted me with this beautiful flower. Good morning sunshine. You give me the warmth of the Lord’s blessing.” Submitted by Espie Hurtado. Use Flickr? Sharing your photos with Picturing God is as easy as sending the link!
“Here is a single magnolia blossom that inexplicably made it…a sign of the persistent presence of life.” Submitted by Fran Rossi Szpylczyn. For summer vacation, are you going to the sea, the mountains, or your backyard? Share a scene from your vacation with us at Picturing God: Faces and Traces of the Divine.
“I see the sign of our Lord in the full obedience of this bee. It’s wonderful that a bee is mentioned even in liturgical texts.” Submitted by Galina Shlikova. Where do you find God indoors? Send us a photo for possible inclusion on Picturing God.
“The Lenten Rose” Submitted by Suzanne Ecklund. As we enter into Holy Week, you may be interested in these resources. Freedom in the Midst of Suffering: The Meaning of the Passion by Paul Coutinho, SJ The Language of the Cross by Joseph A. Tetlow, SJ
“Smiley face” Submitted by Suzanne. Win free textbooks for your school or parish! Loyola Press invites entries to its Finding God video contest.
“If we could see the miracle of a single flower clearly, our whole life would change.” —Buddha From the 2012 Ignatian Inspiration Calendar