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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When I arrived at the tiny station in Midgham I couldn’t get through on my phone to any taxi companies. When I did finally get through they told me that I would have to wait half an hour for a car to pick me up. At first I was furious and dismayed!...
Sun shines over a train station
Our first signs of life reminds us of the hands generously open to help us at the Hurtado centre to create our new peace garden. We can find reminders of God's generosity and love in those that reach out in times of need.
The first bloom of sweetpea at the Hurtado Jesuit Centre
Well I did. The next day, after 48 hours of me finally letting go of almost 30 years’ of ministry in church leadership, I looked up and saw smoke on the hillside. It felt like my life until that point was going up in smoke like an offering to God...
A puff of smoke over the hills - Photo by Dominik Lange from unsplash.com
It was not all bleak, I did not wallow in a pit of despair, and I have a lot to be grateful for. I graduated with a good degree, made many friends, and got the job I had always dreamed of having. None of it, however, made me happy or helped me feel...
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Dad leapt over the wall to where his car stood, grabbed the boy and, with the mother scrambling in, shot off round the corner on two wheels. What is God doing when other children do choke to death? I don’t know but I can say that this small boy (...
Words from the Gospel came to mind: ‘Do not judge, and you will not be judged.’ So, instead of judging my neighbour to be 9 out of 10 for social skills and me to be only 2 out of 10, I just stopped judging, and reflected instead that God loves me...
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