Where I found God today

These are short reflections shared by people who are seeking God in all things and have been surprised by what they find as they travel their pathways. 

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Yet, each part is important since without sheep there would be no shepherds and thus no angel to bring them the Good News! It is always a joy to see the happy, excited faces of the children as they take their places on stage to bring the age old...
A crib set for children
It is a joy too, to read the messages and the news of friends far away; news of births, marriages, new careers, new opportunities opening up for them or their children. Sometimes, however that joy is tinged with sadness as we open a card signed this...
Christmas card expressing good wishes.
I don’t have a problem finding my way around but I do get a bit nervous when hopping on and off escalators, especially when, this time, I was carrying a suitcase. It wasn’t too heavy but just awkward and then there was the issue of lifting it on to...
A tube train rushing past
The sky was a clear blue and the sun was beginning to appear around the southern end of the wood so that its strong, low light was shining across much of the slope. During the night a heavy dew had fallen so that every blade of grass held a perfect...
My tall window frames a birch tree revealing its bare structure in the winter. In the foreground I see part of the greenhouse. Which is more to be praised? One greenhouse might be better than another and the same could be said of trees. Either might...
A tree in winter
It was in perfectly good condition when I bought it, but much to my horror the place where we were living had moths, and although I carefully wrapped the skirt in something to stop the moths getting in, I must have been too late. When the cold...
I've experienced some consolation though. The first thing was that, when we were packing up, we kept running out of boxes or packing materials and had to run around the local shops to find things. In every instance the staff were helpful and kind...
A man with his head in his hands surrounded by boxes
Traditionally it was the day when Mother would make the family’s Christmas pudding. Once the pudding bowl came out and the ingredients assembled on the kitchen worktop you knew Christmas was not too far off. Everything was in the bowl, so the...
A Victorian drawing of a woman carrying a Christmas pudding
As I scooped countless armfuls into the tarp and hauled them off to the compost heap, I reflected on the glory of nature and the cycle of life. The crunch of the dessicated leaves, the sound of the wind through the bare branches above, the wonderful...
Leaves on the ground
As a family we would gather, usually on a Saturday evening, to pray together. A short reading from the Sunday readings would be read by one of us. We would take it in turns, because there were four children. We would also take it in turns to be the...
Four candle lit reflected
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