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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If you're unfamiliar, the Mrs Pepperpot stories were written by a Norwegian writer but very successful in English, and feature a little old lady who shrinks to the size of a pepperpot at unexpected moments. These stories of her adventures are...
A girl reading a children's book.
You could sense loneliness and isolation. Yet there were several groups of young children playing outside. It's funny because people often say that kids don't do that any more, but here there were plenty of children playing happily and not many...
A flower painted on a grey wall.
This means that it can get quite busy, especially on fine days, in the school holidays or at certain times of day. Some parts of the path have a separate area for cyclists and walkers, but there is also a narrow bridge where the cyclists, dogs and...
Shadows of two people on a path
Amazingly delicate, vibrant blue, fine softness, in the centre, strength. My heart was lifted ... light as a feather.
Blue feather on a tree trunk
Quite suddenly there was a flurry of what seemed like snow from above, but I realised at once that the snow-like precipitation was in fact the leaves of a birch tree shedding onto the street below, with the golden colour catching in the light from...
Birch tree with golden leaves
Fortunately I was able to wrap the things I'd bought so they didn't get too wet. I had a raincoat, and a stout waterproof pair of shoes. I was also able to get myself a hot drink in a cafe, and later catch the bus home and arrive back to a warm...
Rain on a window pane, a person walking through rain with umbrella
We stopped to admire various trees and shrubs, and my friend shared some of the new information she had learnt on a previous visit. On that occasion, she had taken part in a guided walk led by a botanist, an expert in his field. When we came to a...
Holly leaves
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
Or in the beauty of sunshine shining through leaves. I pray that I can be more attentive to the gentle breeze.
Light shining on leaves of a Japanese maple
This year I shouldn't have been surprised to find that exactly the same thing happened. But after one attempt to wreak destruction to the web again, a second time I discovered he/she had weaved its web across the door itself, instead of the...
Spider web and girl looking at it
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