“Beauty is the source of all things. . . . It is the great creating cause which bestirs the world and holds all things in existence by the longing inside them to have beauty . . . It is the longing for beauty which actually brings them into being.”                              — Pseudo-Dionysius the Areopagite, The Divine Names(6th c.)

IMG_4390In the midst of wars, rumors of wars and increasing violence in our world, I have no words and seek only to offer snippets of beauty that bear witness to creation and Creator.  I am a sister in the Episcopal Order of Saint Helena and a priest of The Episcopal Church.  Any opinions or words offered in these pages do not necessarily represent the church, the order or any other group or organization.


Sr. Miriam Elizabeth+, OSH (aka The Rev. Faith E. Bledsoe)

PS:  I use a Canon EOS Rebel XT/EOS 350D.  If you would like to copy, download or otherwise use any photos posted here, please ask me first.

6 thoughts on “Home

  1. Debbie (Wingfield) Dunham on said:

    I am enjoying your beautiful photos! Thank you for sharing them with us.

  2. Hello, again! I thought you might be interested in learning the story of my camera – rather it is what we call “God’s camera.’ I told the true story here:


    To this day, it never fails to amaze me – this wonderful gift, and I tear up every time I look at it!

  3. Nancy Suellau on said:


    Thank you for the sacred space to enjoy God’s beauty

  4. Susan Northcutt on said:

    I am always energized by the pictures, each morning when I open my e-mail. But I particularly like “Bird on a Bowl” and would like to make a copy of it to frame. Please advise.

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