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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He was not known in the family as at all a religious man but he was clearly much-attached to his little leather prayer-aid. Many saints began as soldiers, including such hugely influential men as Ignatius of Loyola and Francis of Assisi. And, though...
Field of poppies
I was sitting in the crowded tea-room of a stately home as the windows misted up. There were a couple of coach parties seeking refuge and some young toddlers beginning to get fractious in their buggies. I could sense the general mood in the room...
Cups and saucers and a tea pot
I would not be so strict with the rule, I think, were it not for the fact that my mother died suddenly when I was young. We had not argued, but since then I have been very aware that God can take anyone at any moment, so you should always say good...
A book and some reading glasses on a bed with pillows in the background.
I remember it precisely - it had been a very stressful day, but as I walked through the park on the way home I decided to sit on a bench to chat things over with a friend. While I was doing so the flower caught my eye. As the sun shone through it,...
Light from setting sun shining through purple flower
Hobbits have cosy homes, but they are also (famously!) capable of great courage and adventure. We humans like to travel and take on new challenges, but we also like very much to have a comfortable home to come back to. I feel most sorry for people...
The set for a hobbit hole from the film The Hobbit
Maybe because it is bad manners, or because we feel like they've not noticed the effort we've made, or maybe because they take us for granted. Yes, some people are caught up in their own lives and forget to say thank you. However, a few times...
A thank you card with a pen next to it.
I try not to blame God in these sitatuations, but I did wonder why, of all the days, there should be such a problem with the traffic. It took twice as long to get to the station as it normally should! Then I remembered that I should trust in God,...
A station clock
It wasn't the kind of concert I'd been too before. It was for a community choir, so there were people from all over the local area who were joined together to sing. I found it very uplifting. There was so much joy there. The choir director was...
A choir.
My 6 year old son and with the help of my husband put together and made 75 goodie bags. I phoned my friend Beverly who runs a Christian centre in a very poor area and got her to bring together 75 underpriveleged children. Then over two days I...
A group of children posing for a group photo
Tired and with grittily dry eyes I stared mesmerised by the blanket of bright white cloud softly stretching to the edge of the world’s curvature, there to be met by the pure blue sky canopy. Outside seemed still and silent and unsullied. I was...
View from plane window
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