Where I found God today



These are short reflections shared by people who are seeking God in all things and have been surprised by what they find as they travel their pathways. 

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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
She was bending over picking the heads of the dandelions and throwing the seedheads away. Later, she showed me a contraption to remove the dandelions with their roots - quite a fearsome looking claw-like device, but effective. I asked why there were...
Many dandelions
I walked in and was the first person in the office. As I sat and turned on the pc I settled into the silence, there wasn't event the hum of electronics, there was just stillness, and as I sat in this stillness I heard the birds outside, chirping. It...
An empty office with light coming in from a window
At last! The work was out of my hands and into someone else's. It was a wonderfully freeing feeling to realize that everything necessary was already finished; I had played my part. My responsibility in the project was fulfilled. And then it occurred...
Desk with laptop, notebook, phone
I found it beautiful and inspiring. I often find myself aspiring to what look like opposite or mutually exclusive things, unable to choose between them as I feel both are part of me. I feel like the leaf-petal, a bit of both. And maybe I don't have...
Tulip
So I helped him search the leaves and plants for the elusive insect. When we eventually found one his little face lit up as he watched the tiny creature race across the leaves before spreading its wings and flying off. He was disappointed that it...
A snail
Over time we have planted other roses, so that there are now six different varieties growing together happily in the front garden, along with everything else. But this rose is rather special for some years ago our children bought it for us as an...
A golden rose
On Fridays I do my weekly grocery shopping. It concerns me that I find it hard to connect with the till assistant, but today she gave me the opportunity. I had bought a bunch of Freesias, and she smelled them. I told her that I had bought them for...
Bunch of flowers in a vase
This is how I feel about the light of faith. With faith the world is cast into a different light. We experience things differently and this in turn draws us closer to God.
A hedgerow with hawthorn at sunset
This year we had a slight hiccup though. The Paschal candle had been lit by the bishop as usual, and was being carried by the Deacon, when I noticed him slow down considerably and peer up it with an extremely anxious expression, and realised that it...
People in church holding candles
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