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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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,...
At breakfast, I thought I would try and slow down and eat my yoghurt s-l-o-w-l-y; very difficult for me! When I eat out with friends, I am always the first to finish. But as I started to eat my yoghurt, the question came to mind ‘Which is the best...
I realised that I was trying to grasp this moment anxiously as my thoughts were returning home and to some of the stresses awaiting me there. And then, a verse from Psalm 23 came to me: ‘You prepare a banquet for me in the sight of my foes.’ Here...
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Recalling the incident later set me thinking about the actual word ‘luck’ and how often ‘luck’ had softened my falls through life. A pious gentleman once chastised me for using the word ‘luck’ when everything was God’s doing. I bristled then – but...
The other day my husband and I had a big disagreement. We have never quite argued like it before and over a day went by without any resolution. The anger and resentment were so high that we got to the stage where we could no longer look each other...
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
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