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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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,...
A flower set against a yellow and pink sunset
‘So long as I am content to act as an instinctive being, insisting upon my individual identity, its rights and the respect due to it as such, I am putting up an invulnerable barrier between myself and my friend. But perchance I lose sight of myself...
Older man with beard and glasses reads in a window seat
This week I read that in the United States, arguably the most powerful and developed economy on a global scale, new mothers are not legally entitled to paid maternity leave – some of them returning to work less than two weeks after giving birth. Our...
Today we watched Cardinals flying around with a Blue jay. The colorful birds were delightful. I find God in any act of kindness.
Smiling girl
When I commented on this he replied, ‘Well, it’s my girlfriend, really: she’s written to me every single day I’ve been inside’. Every day for eight months! I felt I was glimpsing a bit of what ‘creation’ means. This young woman was a co-creator with...
There were flapping newspapers an inch away from my ear, the polite voice of a lady repeating ‘excuse me’ as she tried to edge further into the rugby huddle, and men balancing their laptops on their knees as the train stumbled over the tracks and...
Question marks painted on trees from Unsplash by Evan Dennis
The crowds of ailing people, the visitors and staff members were cheerful enough, and nobody jostled me or stood in my way. Inside the front door there was an array of enquiry desks, and when the one I needed was free my queries were answered in a...
A crowd begins to gather in a sunny square
As they continued to announce that the train was delayed I felt myself getting annoyed because I just wanted to get home. My phone battery had died and I realised that it was the first time that week that I had free time without any distractions...
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