Tag: photo montage

Wednesday of Hope – Keep Our Eyes Open

One mustn’t close one’s eyes to difficulty and to shortcomings; the more one recognizes them, the less they upset one. – Teilhard de Chardin This month, on October 17th, Santa Sabina Center’s online retreat is “Teilhard the Mystic: Exploring the Five Circles of the… Continue Reading “Wednesday of Hope – Keep Our Eyes Open”

Prayer is Hope in Action

To clasp hands in prayer is the beginning of an uprising against the disorder of the world. – Karl Barth

The Second Coming

This poem by Yeats is very dark indeed. Yeats lived from 1865 to 1939 – some of those days must have seemed apocalyptic to many. In spite of the problems in our world, though, we continue to live in hope. Advent is the time… Continue Reading “The Second Coming”

Maya Angelou on Gratitude

When we give cheerfully and accept gratefully, everyone is blessed. – Maya Angelou Sister Adele, though not doing photography work presently, continues to graciously offer her gifts with a spirit of joy. And we are all blessed by her work and her cheerful disposition.… Continue Reading “Maya Angelou on Gratitude”

For Dappled Things

Today I share an image of Sister Adele Rowland, OP, one of our sisters. She was famous for her work in photography, particularly Photo Montage. This particular image was created in 1978, long before the advent of Photoshop; she did her creative work in… Continue Reading “For Dappled Things”

Sometimes Photography is Preaching . . . revisited

Tuesday’s Responsorial Psalm is from Psalm 48, and today’s photo is from the Counterpoint Images of Sister Adele Rowland, OP, who definitely believed that her photography was a means of preaching. It especially displayed the beauty and glory of God’s creation. Sister Adele created… Continue Reading “Sometimes Photography is Preaching . . . revisited”

We Hold onto the Promise in Hope

On the 5th Thursday of Lent we read from today’s passage from Genesis 17 of God’s faithfulness I will maintain my covenant with you and your descendants after you throughout the ages as an everlasting pact, to be your God and the God of… Continue Reading “We Hold onto the Promise in Hope”