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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The reading was from Paul’s letter to the Colossians chapter 3 including... “May the peace of Christ reign in your hearts... etc” and my husband and I had also chosen this for our wedding over thirty-five years ago. We had all been members of the...
Lectern in a church with the scriptures on
Then as I removed cups and mugs I started to remember that some were gifts and prayed for those who had given them to us. Others were souvenirs from grace-filled holidays or special visits. Out came donated bowls from deceased family and friends; I...
Mugs
12 And when Jesus saw her, he called her to him, and said unto her, “Woman, thou art loosed from thine infirmity.” 13 And he laid his hands on her: and immediately she was made straight, and glorified God. Luke 13.10-17(KJV) Now I think that the...
Waiting room
We all have God given talents which we are called to use to glorify Him. Indeed, it is through our words and actions that we show God’s love for the world. So each morning we need ask ourselves: What can I do for God today, How can I show God’s love...
A nurse holding the hand of someone in a wheelchair
I will let you know how easy it was by the end of Lent, when perhaps I will make some progress. One thing I've discovered so far is that each session has been completely different. On one occasion I allowed my imagination to drift, which was quite...
Chapel
As soon as she gave it to me though, my heart sank. I live in a ground floor flat which has no internal windowsills big enough for such a big plant. There is very little natural light coming in, even in the sunnier months. I used to try to keep some...
Pot plant
Despite going through a busy time lately, and occasionally stressful, I noted what a refreshing effect spending time with a child has. Their perspective on life at that young age is completely different, and they are unaware of all the things that...
A little girl trying to catch a bubble
My travelling companion and I, not knowing each other well, began reminiscing rather generally on the fond times we each had with Mary and her family; commenting on her happy and long marriage; talking of her five children, their lives and the...
Two people driving in a car
In my youth I was judgemental and corrected people harshly. Since then I have learned that things are not always what they seem, and an invitation to do something more creative and constructive works better than harsh words and punishments. Sadly,...
Apples on a tree
The altar server had a look, fiddled with the wick and that one lit up too. Sometimes we need a little help before we can bear the light of Christ.
A candle being lit