Julia Walsh is a Franciscan Sister of Perpetual Adoration who is part of The Fireplace Community in Chicago. She serves as a spiritual director and vocation minister. Her writing can be found in America, Global Sisters Report, St. Anthony Messenger and elsewhere.
From the mystery of black holes to the flight of the intricate bee hummingbird, expressions of God’s creativity are everywhere. Take a creativity break of your own. Is God involved in your creative activity?
Pour yourself a glass of water and meditate on the wonder of this element provided to you by your loving God before you drink it. Swallow the water slowly, feeling the flow of God’s gift enter your body and hydrate your cells.
Before you tidy or clean part of your space today, notice beauty in the mess. Consider how God’s designs are perfect and beautiful no matter if things seem messy or chaotic. Work with God when you create order in the chaos.
We are Franciscan Media, a sponsored ministry of the Franciscan friars of St. John the Baptist Province. We strive to inspire a loving world that embraces the Franciscan spirit of harmony, joy, and simplicity. May our resources renew your spirit as we share God’s love in the spirit of St. Francis.