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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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
Monday morning’s mist reminds us that autumn is on its way, “The season of mists and mellow fruitfulness”, as John Keats once wrote. So we leave one season behind to enter another, and of course autumn will be followed by winter! There will be...
Wheat bales in a field at sunset
I rang a parishioner to offer to bring her communion and her delight was uplifting. I found myself getting very excited as I drove to her house at the appointed time and when I arrived she was there at her open door. Her smile as wide as her arms...
a house
When I went back to church, I felt the absence of the sign of peace again. However, I have noticed in the last couple of weeks that the congregation have decided to take their own measures. The priest no longer says the words which prompt the...
A woman in church
Now in early autumn, the red of the hawthorn berries is extraordinary. I assume that the hot spring weather contributed to a particularly good crop of hawthorn this September. Or perhaps the way I see nature has changed too? I had learned to turn...
Hawthorn berries
Tesco was founded on the very laudable principle of providing affordable food for people with little money to spend, but has this principle of getting stuff as cheaply as possible misfired? There is a famous line from a novel about people who ‘know...
Tesco sign
These invisible people do the work the rest of us would rather not have to do; we hide the work as well as the people that do it. All types of work are important, and anyone who works hard at doing something useful should be valued. Having a...
A wren against a brown background
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