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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All day I was asking God to help me deal with whatever news I get, but somehow I wasn't feeling any comfort, that was until 22.46 to be exact. Then I thought, if it's bad news, then God has given me the time to prepare, either for the rocky road...
A bus at night in the city.
She was using one of those clicking devices which wasn't working properly, so with the first candle it took perhaps 6 or 7 clicks before the candle got lit. I might have assumed that the clicker wasn't working, but she showed persistence, or...
Candle flame
Particularly churches in the cities. For example I ate my lunch in Mount Street Gardens, and many people who work in surrounding Mayfair come to eat their lunch too. Some of them are content to be surrounded by the beautiful flowers, but sometimes...
 Tree branches in leaf in front of a stone cross on a church against a blue sky
It reminded me straight away of the pain people carry with them all the time, and how hard it can be to bear. It is so easy to forget that people we see in work, on public transport, in the shops all carry their own stories of pain and joy. It seems...
A woman crossing the road
Honesty is a human characteristic that seems in rather short supply these days. With the social media platforms available to all and sundry these days, lies, deceptions and half truths are easily and quickly spread, soon gaining acceptance across...
Honesty plant with circular translucent seedpods
The other day I bought some seeds from the garden centre. Would come out as shown on the packet? With the right care and attention they should, but it all depends on planting them in the right place in the garden with the appropriate amount of...
Pack of seeds on a table
The exam is the moment when, if you're successful, everything you've learned will come together, so the practice paper or mock exam is really helpful. Previously to the exam your knowledge is in bits and pieces. Then you've done the exam and when...
Glasses on a pile of papers
Whilst it has stood in its present position for over fifty years this was not its first home. It had once stood in the front parlour of the family home, where it provided pleasure to family and friends for many years; before the all pervading...
An old piano sitting in the corner of a room
The camellia bush is donning her pale pink dress whilst the Pieris japonica is starting to put on his bright red bracts, with a sea of blue aubrietia at his feet. The young robin is hopping around seeking the bugs and insects I have disturbed by...
An older man sitting on a bench reading Laudato Si'
As I held my nephew and comforted him when he started crying, I realised that we all just long to be held and comforted by God, to know that we are being held safe. I could feel God holding and comforting me just as I was comforting my nephew. We...
A young baby in someone's arms.