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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Today as I walked around a local forest and lake, I wondered just that. As I reflected, I thought how the whole of nature is in a state of mindfulness. Everything is present to itself and to everything around it. The geese on the lake, honking madly...
Tree trunk
When I get up in the morning When I pray, and how When I eat, and what I eat What tasks I carry out, how well I do them When I rest, and how I refresh my soul Whom I speak with, what we talk about, for how long. These daily decisions will determine...
Shoes with arrows indicating directions
I need not have worried about oversleeping; a flash of lightning carried an unmistakeable message closely followed by thunder and the clatter of very heavy rain. I was up in good time to do all that I needed to do and still get to church in time,...
Lightening over the city
They are like peas in a pod but this little hood, when they are dry, snaps open with just a little pressure. No other type of nuts, that I know of, has this facility - we have to use a 'nut cracker'! How many things in God's plans make life easier?...
Peanuts for sale
I was sitting reading John 15 verses 4&5 and I was reflecting on the word "abide" and what it means to "abide in Christ". In my imagination I saw myself dancing a waltz with Jesus. Jesus was leading me around the dance floor. He was moving...
A man and woman dancing
As I reflected on his life and what we had shared, I remembered what a fun person he was to be around, and how that was a lovely thing to be remembered for. It made me think: if, when I died, people could use just one adjective to describe me, what...
A laptop with the letters Be Kind written on it
Unfortunately this route has always been used as a “rat-run” for those avoiding traffic lights in our busy town and the disruption has been quite considerable. Not only do the many residents have to turn their cars round in a narrow environment or...
Roadworks sign
How blessed I am to live in a country where my rubbish is disposed of safely and conveniently. All through the pandemic crisis, dedicated people have continued working, sometimes suffering low pay and little thanks, just so that people like me can...
A poster in support of refuse workers.
As they open out it reminds me of hands raised in prayer. Come Holy Spirit...
Artichoke.
July has always been a difficult month at home, as an unseemly number of annual bills seem to fall due this month. The situation has been made worse this year as a couple of major items of household equipment needed replacement. And, of course this...
Rose
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