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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As the world's most indecisive person, I can spend months – sometimes years – at the 'information gathering' stage of formulating a decision. I will research options to death, often ending up more confused than when I began. Since graduating, St...
At that stage I hadn’t worked out what a dysfunctional institution it was or how difficult things were going to be. God was there, telling me to stick at it when I had not yet grasped that there might be a temptation to pull out, and I am grateful...
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And I wasn’t let down. The trees overhanging the track on either side created a tunnel of red, brown and orange, with the late afternoon light dripping through the foliage. The bike wheels crunched over the fallen leaves and twigs. And, at the end...
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We often need to slow our pace at this time of year and remind ourselves that autumn can be a season of reflection. The leaves change colour before falling from the trees, so we too should take a little time to look back at the year to ask ourselves...
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We were in the middle of a typhoon with rain lashing down when and I suddenly noticed a pair of turtle doves perched on the trellis over the Virgin Mary’s statue … I couldn't help but think of Mary and Joseph approaching the temple; and so my...
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They flew over at 7 o’clock this morning, and then again this evening as the sky was reddening with the sinking sun. They were returning to Martin Mere, the Wetland Nature Reserve located here in the North West. More than 30,000 geese are expected...
I have had the same feeling taking Communion to Elizabeth regularly for about two years before she died. She was bedridden and had to be helped out of depression and fear of death. We chatted often about her girlhood in Wales and how she had brought...
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Getting to the checkout was tricky (haven’t all trolleys a mind of their own!) until a kind gentleman lent his assistance. ‘Large garden you must have!’ he said. I explained my mission and low and behold he was the manager. He knocked 10% off the...
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