Where I found God today



These are short reflections shared by people who are seeking God in all things. Recording these moments of finding God in our experience can help us to cultivate gratitude and an increased spirit of generosity to others.

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The last few years have seen too few new horizons, like the one I saw before me, and too few catch up with friends. The rain began to creep in so we headed back inland, but as we did so we saw the most beautiful sunset over the saltmarshes. 'Ah we...
A sunset over a salt marsh.
Monday morning’s mist reminds us that autumn is on its way, “The season of mists and mellow fruitfulness”, as John Keats once wrote. So we leave one season behind to enter another, and of course autumn will be followed by winter! There will be...
Wheat bales in a field at sunset
As I reached the door of the church yesterday morning to preach my first sermon one of the Churchwardens approached me. “I hope you are in good voice this morning” he said. “During last night’s storm a lightning strike took out all the church...
Light shining in a church.
I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith. Now there is in store for me the crown of righteousness, which the Lord, the righteous Judge, will award to me on that day-and not only to me, but also to all who have...
runners on a track.
It was a neat and tidy little cottage on a large plot of land deep in the country, surrounded by fields as far as the eye could see. Whilst it had no mains drainage, gas or electricity supply and the water came from a well in the yard it was a warm...
A beekeeper and beehive
One of the lovely things about our recent warm weather and longer evenings was the opportunity for evening walks with some of the people I am closest to. This gives me a sense of peace in my soul, which I could not be more grateful for. Not that...
The cross on a church roof on a summer evening
Just the other day, as I was again on my bike the thought came to mind; That road sign, and in effect the child who it is protecting, is to me like God’s gentle nudge to slow down, be present and notice life around me. It reminds me to listen and...
A sign which says Deaf Child
Motorway improvements are always a mixed blessing; quite apart from the disruption caused by the roadworks you have the problem of negotiating the new layout. Having got lost yet again, when I thought I was on top of the situation, I realised that I...
A road leading into the distance, at sunset in Scotland
'How exciting!' I said to my husband. 'It's not a kestrel. I'm not sure what it is, but at least it's not a kestrel!' I've seen kestrels so many times next to motorways I was about as excited as you'd be if you saw a feral pigeon in London. This, I...
A kestrel hovering
It's only as I've grown older that I've began to realise there are lots of other people who enjoy these things too, and social media is particularly good for helping me find kindred spirits. As children we were taken to many churches and cathedrals...
Cloister
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