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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Daffodils are abundant in shops, parks and gardens. The power of the sunlight to pierce through the petals reminds me of the majesty ressurection.
Close up of some open daffodils
Over the years I have mostly lived with non-religious people in flatshares and latterly with my husband, who is not religious. I would keep a cross or an icon by my bed and I have a religious picture in my bedroom but the other parts of the house,...
Pussy willow
I had avoided the park over the last week but set off early in the morning at a brisk pace attempting to dodge the joggers and dog-walkers. I t wasn’t long before I met someone I recognised and we paused just for a few minutes to chat at a safe...
Birds in flight
The hour's time difference meant that I can now enjoy sunsets more often. During the winter months the sun sets during the working day, but this week for the first time I was able to go out on a week day and enjoy the golden hour. I particularly...
Sunset on the river with tree reflections
The recent warm and sunny weather has brought out the butterflies, and since more people are now working from home, I have seen a lot more people out and about walking, cycling and running too. Although there are so many negative consequences to...
Comma butterfly
The current coronavirus situation calls on us to enter isolation, not in the desert it is true, but in our own homes. However, like Jesus we are cut off from our every day life and that is our opportunity to reflect on our lives and to pray. Our...
A perrson praying indoors
I was honestly feeling quite overwhelmed by all of it and all the online negativity, hopelessness and panic. As I walked on for a while, I noticed that the tide was starting to come in and the waves were also getting bigger and somewhat rougher, as...
A cormorant on a still sea
The priest celebrating the Mass was obviously finding his way into how to lead us in prayer without a congregation and we at home were finding our way to be present at Mass when we were not physically in the church. Then I realised that normally we...
Laptop
Perhaps our spiritual lives are a bit like that. In our race for the skies; to be recognised as someone, to acquire wealth or status, do we grasp on to anything that appears strong enough to support us, only to be disappointed when it fails? Our...
A clematis with deep pink flower
I smiled and felt engrossed in the idea of the new life of spring after a long, hard winter. I was reminded that our God is one of happy surprises, a God of the promise of the Resurrection, a God of beauty in His Glorious artwork for us to enjoy:...
Daffodils
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