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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Last Sunday the weather was beautiful and I found a park bench to sit on for a while and enjoy the sun. I reflected on how I'd spent time with God in church, and now I was able to spend time with him in nature too. The lockdown weeks are more...
A bench in a park
It would be wrong to romanticise the work of fishermen, it is very dangerous and tough work. But it is still great to know that these traditional types of work still exist. I'm similarly interested in agriculture for the same reasons. Fishing and...
Fishing boat
I think it's also to do with modern life though: the power of the internet, smartphones and social media has contracted my attention span I am sure. And then again, I just feel I'm not so capable of relaxing enough to read a book, because there is...
A man reading on a bench by the sea
His mum was saying "ready, steady, go" and the little fella would jump as high as he could into the puddle and then stamp his feet as hard as he could. As I watched his delight I laughed and said to his mum, "that looks fun!" She turned to me and...
A child splashing in a puddle
Flowers are God’s way of bottling sunshine for enjoyment later.
Blossom of witch hazel - thin bright yellow petals
When the first Lockdown of March 2020 began my husband said: what are we going to do with our lives just sitting indoors? Well I did not have a clue, but out of the blue he suggested we go for a walk round the block. My immediate answer was no. I...
Collage of pictures of walks on hills, meadows, by the river and lakes
I am aware that St John the Evangelist in East Dulwich also still has a Christmas tree outside fully resplendent in lights. I know that there are also Christmas decorations up in shops that have not been open since mid December, but this was...
A print of a painting of Mary by Andrew White hanging on the external wall of Farm Street Church
As I approached Battersea Bridge, in fact from a fair way off, I was struck by the light that emanated from parts of the bridge. The light came from magnificent gilding work on the bridge at the top of the supports. These spandrels shone in the...
Photo of Battersea Bridge
“Don’t stab the phone Mum” he said. “Keep your thumb near the screen and touch it gently and accurately.” I learned that when I ‘swipe’ it looks like I am hitting a golf ball up the fairway. Ignatius (and the Bible) teaches that God acts on the...
Image of a smart phone
She is being cared for in a wonderful home, surrounded by loving, attentive people but I have been unable to visit her personally for months. And due to her dementia, phone-calls, letters and video attempts all just add to her confusion and...
A box of heart shaped chocolates
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