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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I, as others have found this is a chance to slow down and to look at and appreciate the natural beauty of creation and to be reminded that God has made all this for us all to enjoy. But in the last few days the story of the two disciples on the way...
A person on a walk
This week I walked as far as the M5 motorway, which crosses over the river on a flyover. I am not sure I've walked under a motorway before - it is quite a strange experience seeing the giant concrete pillars which are carrying the huge mass of the...
The M5 motorway (picture taken from below) with a swan swimming along a canal
Next day there is a difference, a faint haze of green colours the contours of the tree. Today new green leaves dress the branches like a bridal veil. Later the leaves will be fully out, flowers and fruit will form, birds and insects will perch and...
Birch tree
So as a teenager I started to attend a youth club at a small evangelical fellowship. This is where my faith journey began, where I encountered Jesus and gave my life to Him. There were no icons or incense, just a simple wooden cross at the front of...
A hand reaching out
Winnie, like all bears, is fond of honey. When he visited his friend Rabbit on Rabbit's birthday he took one of his jars of honey as a present. As they sat chatting Winnie decided that he had better taste the honey to see if it was good. As the...
Winne the Pooh book surrounded by garden flowers
As an adult I don't spend so much time collecting 'finds' as I've tried to limit the clutter in my already untidy hosue, but I've mostly replaced the physical items with images. I take photos of my everyday life. These photos represent the treasures...
Cherry trees in sunlight
I have kept up my daily walks though. I live on the edge of a city so I can reach areas of woodland, river and meadow within my allotted daily walk. Besides the birds bursting into song left right and centre, and the trees bursting into leaf, I have...
Lambs with their mother
The Lord goes in to them holding his victorious weapon, his cross. When Adam, the first created man, sees him, he strikes his breast in terror and calls out to all: 'My Lord be with you all.' And Christ in reply says to Adam: ‘And with your spirit...
Paschal candle at Easter
One good thing about these restrictions on movement is that we can find solace in the garden. It was here that I saw God yesterday morning. As I was tending a particular flower bed a bud on the camellia that our daughter gave us opened into a deep...
A pink camellia bloom
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