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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I was somewhat surprised, as in my experience workmen are usually happy to exchange pleasantries and leave it at that. However, he ended up telling me a great deal about his personal life: he felt he had a story that needed telling, and there was a...
Smart Meter.
People were filling up paper-bags with apples and pears, and then, I noticed the labels. “These represent the fruits of the Spirit,” one of the store-holders explained. “ Just look and think what you may need a bit more of – then fill up with it!”...
Apples
The pain was quite considerable. I fell on my knees and hands, and thankfully there was no lasting harm, but it took me some moments to realise that nothing was broken, sprained or grazed – I was a little shocked and confused. Within seconds of...
Station with light coming through glass.
A little child, no more than two or three years old, had raced down a slope on his scooter and was standing on it, marooned in a big muddy puddle at the bottom of the hill. He was not frightened but just bemused and wasn’t sure how to get himself...
A child wearing rubber boots standing in a puddle
If the clay is not in the centre then the pot will not come out right, it will be assymetrical or skewed. If the clay is thrown in the centre, then in the hands of a good potter, the rest will easy to accomplish. The same is true of us. If we know...
A potter at work
Once the devil realised that Adam would listen to OHBs he could retire to the beach. With so many OHBs around to listen to the voice of God would surely be drowned out. And that’s why we sometimes need to go away to a quieter place, turn off the...
Green trees growing in an orrchard
To break up the day, I offer different events each hour once we open at 10:00: At 11:00, I bring out baskets of donated shoes. At 12:00, I bring out bins of housewares, toys and other goods. At 1:00, we have a little raffle. I choose three of the...
A thrift store.
One creature that took my attention was a member of the Gerridae family. More commonly known as water striders, water skeeters, water bugs, pond skaters or water skippers, they are anatomically built to transfer their weight to be able to run on top...
Pond with lily pads
From some of the jottings I wonder if she longed for some quieter times in her hectic life as a farmer’s wife with six children. “Silence is the homeland of the strong.” (Tennyson). “To hear the voice of the voiceless, we must be silent before Him...
Notebook
Today, as I worked away at my computer there, I had the unmistakable sense that someone was looking at me, and when I looked up, there was an enormous cow craning over the gate. As I usually do when they come to call, I went out to say hello and was...
A brown cow licking a person's hand through a gate
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