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Fr. Roy M. Thottam, SJ, Jesuit in Kerala Province, in India, shares 12 of his beautiful paintings and reflections, with teachers in our global community, as a set of resources for Faith Formation. We will be posting them as a series of articles every Friday! Here is painting and reflection number 11.

To read an introduction shared by Fr. Roy on his work, and also see the paintings and reflections that have been shared so far, please follow this link 12 Reflections on Paintings for Faith Formation

We hope you enjoy using these extraordinary and unique resources in your Faith Formation programs with other educators and / or with your students in your classrooms.

12 Reflections on Paintings for Faith Formation – Painting #11 “Burning Bush”, and Reflection #11 “The Burning Bush”.

The Burning Bush

The sacred fire, God’s miraculous energy,

Illumination of God’s presence,

I am rooted in the depth of the divine energy,

Ever burning divine presence around me,

The burning bush is within me also,

God’s indwelling presence.

The flames of the spirit of God ever shines and purifying,

The fiery light that transforms me into a burning tree,

Rooted in God and emanate the light of love.

Meditation is being rooted and burn with the fire of God.