“Oh my God, here I lie prostrate in my awe and gratefulness for Your magnificent creation! “Photo of a penguin lying in the snow, taken during January, in Antarctica, where I experienced God in the amazing beauty that changed my view of beauty forever. I was in awe during the whole trip!” Submitted by Marie.
“I took this picture after a snow storm. The bright blue sky and white snow-covered branches gave me a sense of peace from God.” Submitted by Dawn. Subscribe to Picturing God via e-mail or RSS to be inspired daily by the images others submit.
“I found this writing in the fresh snow on a hedge outside Boston College’s Voute Hall on Commonwealth Avenue; a passer-by had stopped to write IHS on the beautiful morning.” Submitted by Caitlin Cunningham. Are you a student? We welcome your submissions of how you are picturing God on your campus.
February 8, 2011, The Day my Mother Passed Away “I truly felt the magnificent presence of God in the day my mother passed away at age 93. This photo captures the beauty of God’s presence in nature. It was the view from my mother’s nursing home window and taken that day. What also struck me […]
“The endless vastness without boundaries of the land. Then we see people building boundaries to keep God out of their lives. They try so desperately; then God sends down manna from heaven to show we are one.” Submitted by Sharon E. Hannan. It’s Wednesday! Join in prayer with the weekly Lunchtime Examen at IgnatianSpirituality.com.
“Taken in February, 2009, near Oxford, England, these first signs of spring cheered me up enormously.” Submitted by Paul Brian Campbell, SJ. Join Paul at his blog, People for Others.
“On my way home I had to stop and enjoy the beauty in the sun setting and feel the warmth—the warmth of His never ending love, knowing He is always with us, knowing all that is good comes from Him.” Submitted by Francine Worthington. Join in prayer with the weekly Lunchtime Examen.
“I saw this church in my wanderings while on a weekend ski trip, over a thousand meters above sea level. It was a Sunday, and we were certain we would miss Mass. This is a revelation of God’s nearness and his constant reaching out to us.” Submitted by MiSyel Dzon. Join in prayer with the […]
Taken on a lakefront walk the afternoon after the Chicago blizzard of 2011. The snowdrifts formed this snow volcano. Submitted by Andrea Smith. Do you want to learn more about Ignatian spirituality, the spirituality behind Picturing God? Check out our sister blog dotMagis.
“When we walk to the edge of all the light we have and take the step into the darkness of the unknown, we must believe that one of two things will happen. There will be something solid for us to stand on or we will be taught to fly.” —Patrick Overton Submitted by Jean Hinderer, […]