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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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...
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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...
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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