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. 

If you would like to share a story about where you found God please send it to us.  

So I got up and opened the window, hoping that this might entice the poor creature out and give me some peace! I returned to my chair, closed my eyes and tried to begin again. Sadly, no. Despite the fact that there was a gentle breeze wafting across...
A fly on a leaf
This person made the point that rushing to replace less environmentally-friendly things with new items missed the point, and the real challenge of a more ecological way of living was to take your time, to slow down and to think about the traps you...
Monstera Plant
I sit facing the bird feeders in the garden. On this morning I noticed that the birds were coming to empty feeders. Praying a small apology to God I got up and fed the birds. Settling down again to finish reading the psalms I saw that the next one...
Someone holding a bible or prayer book outside, flowers in the background
It has been a journey fraught with endless calls, dead-ends and frustration. How many times have I have been passed from pillar to post, given the wrong extension numbers and then put on hold for what seems like hours? Listening to electronic music...
Forms.
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...
Dewdrops on blades of grass used courtesy of Unsplash.com
As I walked, there came to me, in song, a childhood hymn:- Loving shepherd of thy sheep, keep thy lambs in safety keep. Nothing can thy power withstand, none can pluck me from thy hand! Where thou goest i will go. Walking in thy steps below. ‘Till...
Sheep
On this walk however there was a very obvious path, with a ditch on one side and a stream on the other, so no question of getting lost or losing sight of everyone else. I love wilder paths through woodland, or ground where you have to pick your way...
A straight path with a stream on one side and trees lining it.
Last week’s heat-wave brought hundreds of visitors to the beach and our streets were crowded with traffic and passers-by. I was struggling in the heat to make my way through the crowds and was completely wrapped up in my own thoughts, when I heard a...
Open top bus
I was pleasantly surprised. Standing among the trees there was a beautiful cool breeze, which swayed the branches and made the leaves rustle. I was reminded of the sequence at Pentecost: Thou in toil art comfort sweet, Pleasant coolness in the heat...
Leaves with sunlight on them
I did indeed enjoy it and marvelled at the sumptuous Prado museum, especially revisiting some of the paintings from the Sacred made real exhibition at the National gallery about 10 years ago, such a wonderful exhibition. Good to see those Velasquez...
El Escorial monastery
Subscribe to Where I found God today