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Invitation to Photography: Hospitality

Welcome to the Abbey Photo Party!

I select a theme and invite you to respond with images.

Our theme here at Abbey of the Arts for October is hospitality, so I invite you to reflect visually on what either inner or outer hospitality – that radical act of welcoming in what feels most strange as the face of the holy – looks like for you.  You can share images you already have, but I encourage you also to go for a walk with the theme in mind and see what you discover.

How to participate:

1. Go to the Flickr Group I have created (when you go to the link it will ask you to join the group first before posting).  Share as many as five of your images in response to the theme.

2. Leave a comment below to let us know you have joined the party and what your Flickr profile name is (this is essential to be entered into the prize drawing).

3. Please post the invitation on your blog or Facebook page and encourage others to come join the party!

On Friday, October 5th – I will draw a name at random from those who participate and the winner will receive a space in my upcoming online retreat – Honoring Saints and Ancestors: Peering through the Veil.

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24 Responses

  1. I’m Cindy AR on Flickr. I have just added one photo, votive candle holders made for a circle of friends who are geographically far apart so we can the flame of our love and connection bright. We were blessedly all together when we lit these for the first time.

  2. I love these new photo parties! Thank you for your hospitality Christine :-) I have posted one (my name there is Joanna Paterson), I might have a few more tonight.

  3. I have joined the Flickr group Photo Party for October (Hospitality) My Flickr Profile ID is SUZNB.

  4. Hello, I just posted two photos, and my Flickr name is Solsoryh. Peace ~ Jason Jones

  5. Hi, Here to join the party and I will now look for a suitable depiction of the lovely grace of hospitality.

    Ken (flickr keneday)

  6. Hello… my Flickr name is Chimmih — meant to be a Pennsylvania German pronunciation of “Jimmy”…. I’ll have to work on the photos… :-)