The hint of a yawn, the curve of smooth new skin - new life. Few things serve as quite so tangible a reminder of the sacred present in our midst than a newborn. In capturing a shot of this new spirit, fresh from the womb photographer Jaydene Freund reminds us of the reality that forgivness came from heaven to earth in the form of a child - new life, a promise of things to come.
In a secular age, there is a push to strip the public square of all signs of faith. But freedom of religion and freedom of expression are the bare basics for a people to call themselves free. Convivium is a voice for the rightful role of faith and for people of faith in our pluralistic society.