A Nun’s Painting Changed My Life

How Spiritual Direction Creates Personal Change

Nubble Light — M. Mirabile

I gazed at the picture on the wall. It was a painting of a woman sitting on a bench overlooking a bay. Beyond her, the beach circled into the distance. On the other side of the bay, the landscape rose from the water, forming a high overlook. There, nestled in the hill among trees, was a castle. As Sister Miriam spoke, I stared at the woman in the painting…