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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We even listened to church music on long car journeys. Compilations of music, often by church composers we knew, or sometimes John Rutter, who was a favourite of my mother. Neither of my parents liked rock, metal or pop music, and so the song lyrics...
A neon sign 'you are what you listen to'
These concepts formed themselves into a cross in my mind with efficient and final on the vertical axis, material and formal on the horizontal. As we make the sign of the cross, we remember God the final cause, Jesus Christ the efficient cause of our...
A cross on a wall
So it was that the statue of Mary kept her tinsel and artificial winter foliage until 2nd February. But then, when everything else was taken down... she still kept her tinsel. Looking up at the statue and seeing the Christmas decorations around her...
Scattered star sequins
At the weekend I was walking through town on the way to an appointment and passed a small white card that someone had dropped on the pavement. I think I read it but automatically walked past, went a few steps further and then went back. It was a...
Painting of St Jospeh with infant Jesus by Guido Reni
We met in a cafeteria, discussed life in a simple way, still wondering why we met and talked as if yesterday was the last time we saw each other, and not 2 years ago. She was like a mentor to me, we used to do extra chemistry, but also discuss life...
A younger person talking to an older person
I discovered that waiting, when offered to God brings about peace. It makes me more patient, more sensitive and appreciative of the present moment. Waiting with patience heightens my awareness of nature's unfolding beauty which is unfettered by time...
White flower
We all have God given talents which we are called to use to glorify Him. Indeed, it is through our words and actions that we show God’s love for the world. So each morning we need ask ourselves: What can I do for God today, How can I show God’s love...
A nurse holding the hand of someone in a wheelchair
Exactly after I said 'let's go', two people walked past us and as though in immediate response – though they were talking to each other and not to me – one of them said 'Sure, let's go, but go where?' This struck me as being quite funny, especially...
An aerial view of a department store with clothes on display.
The ideas became more fanciful as the discussion progressed until it was brought up short by a quiet suggestion by one of them that he would be giving up his time. In answer to a request to explain, he revealed he had volunteered to assist at a...
A desert
At one time I would try to pray at bedtime but I have noticed that bedtime is not a good time for me to do anything except sleep. This is, of course, a blessing. I don't have trouble getting to sleep. So that possible slot is gone. In the mornings I...
A woman walking on paving stones in the rain
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