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 all, at some time or other, hanker after a quieter life far from the madding crowd, and the reason I and so many others watch these programmes is because they tap into that discontent bubbling under the surface of contemporary life. And so I...
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My weekly visit into the detention center has touched me deeply. A total of 8 doors had to be unlocked and relocked, before you are able to reach the living quarters. I asked myself how many heart doors these people had to lock, when they were...
Locked doors, unlocking hearts?
It was a Friday and they had been celebrating the end of the week with a cup of tea and cake when the young boy noticed Angus. ‘Perhaps’, he said to his mother, ‘he would like some cake, too.’ So they brought him a cup of tea and a large slice of...
a homeless man in northampton
With them you are celebrating life, the Lord and Giver of Life, the new, fresh life in Christ, which the lovely old ceremonies proclaim. New life is prepared and strengthened by anointing, by the prayers and promises of parents and godparents (I...
small baby being baptised
I said there were a number of people I would like him to pray for. He then gave me a quotation of a passage of scripture – Proverbs 16: 3: ‘Commit your work to the Lord, and your plans will be established.’ Then he asked me to pray for him, that he...
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On my son’s birthday I took him to this favorite restaurant. She wished him a happy birthday, gave him a special ice cream sundae and some of her tip money as a gift. She has so little but gave. The same with a laborer who has worked on my home. His...
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She prepared a bedroom in the basement because it had a bath with it and she felt this would be helpful to us. My friend had a stroke five years prior. The left side of his body does not always cooperate. The day we were to leave, we were coming out...
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Slowly, in my older years I have come to appreciate time and again that consolation has come out of desolation. I recognise God seems to have placed a thought, a physical thing, a person, an event, right in the path of a misfortune – just like a...
Looking back over this troubled period, we had often allowed ourselves to succumb to the uncertainties of living in a complex, fast-paced world. Each time, it seemed, we had made the mistake of failing to stop and consider what was truly important,...
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