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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So as a teenager I started to attend a youth club at a small evangelical fellowship. This is where my faith journey began, where I encountered Jesus and gave my life to Him. There were no icons or incense, just a simple wooden cross at the front of...
A hand reaching out
Winnie, like all bears, is fond of honey. When he visited his friend Rabbit on Rabbit's birthday he took one of his jars of honey as a present. As they sat chatting Winnie decided that he had better taste the honey to see if it was good. As the...
Winne the Pooh book surrounded by garden flowers
As an adult I don't spend so much time collecting 'finds' as I've tried to limit the clutter in my already untidy hosue, but I've mostly replaced the physical items with images. I take photos of my everyday life. These photos represent the treasures...
Cherry trees in sunlight
I have kept up my daily walks though. I live on the edge of a city so I can reach areas of woodland, river and meadow within my allotted daily walk. Besides the birds bursting into song left right and centre, and the trees bursting into leaf, I have...
Lambs with their mother
The Lord goes in to them holding his victorious weapon, his cross. When Adam, the first created man, sees him, he strikes his breast in terror and calls out to all: 'My Lord be with you all.' And Christ in reply says to Adam: ‘And with your spirit...
Paschal candle at Easter
One good thing about these restrictions on movement is that we can find solace in the garden. It was here that I saw God yesterday morning. As I was tending a particular flower bed a bud on the camellia that our daughter gave us opened into a deep...
A pink camellia bloom
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
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