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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However, if those seeds were allowed to ripen and were then planted out, the result would not be a deep salmon Duchess of Atholl rose, a golden yellow Peace rose, a strident red Super Star or even a multi-coloured Masquerade rose. No, what would...
Rose
I am always ambivalent about supermarket cut flowers anyway (not so much flowers from a really good local florist) as the quality can be questionable, while the airmiles are usually worse from a moral point of view, and unless you buy Fairtrade...
Pink sweetpeas
As we took the approach to the runway I could see the light coming up and night fading. As we turned onto the runway itself I saw the sun, it was like a huge blood orange, it was red surrounded by an orange glow, it really was an amazing sight. It...
Sunrise from an aeroplane window
Whilst the thought of entering a lesson on maths filled me with crippling fear, the thought of going to art class felt like stepping into a safe haven. From the outside looking in I would appear totally distracted, but in actuality it was in these...
A splash of colour across building blocks
As there were cars whizzing past I was initially worried but then realised that it was part of his job: he was tracing out the letters so that they could paint over them "LOOK RIGHT" on the crossing. For some reason it had never occurred to me...
A sign painted on the road crossing which says Look Right
Travelling all over the city, talking to people, constantly busy... But I had a couple of minutes to spare, so, though I had a bus to catch I made a slight deviation from my normal route to simply go and look at a patch of wildflowers growing in one...
Purple and white wild flowers in long grass
The flowers were absolutely beautiful. Thank you Father for that gift.
Pink flowers (geraniums)
All the visitors seemed to enjoy the entertainments whilst spending money on the various stalls. After all the hard work put in to it, it was a truly happy day! And that is the point. In organising any event like this there will be ups and downs,...
A person holding an ice cream at a summer do
I had already forgotten that I had asked them to come and the usual people were on holiday. Half an hour later they reported the successful eradication of a couple of leaks and walked away saying “see you later”. Of course, I rather hope they won’t...
A tap dripping
The idea that there might be life somewhere on a distant planet, which is apparently physically possible but actually really unlikely, has never troubled my faith in God. My theology expands to fit this possibility. But the presenter of the...
Some toy planets
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