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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Always. Now this goes back to the time when there were real tea leaves in the pot and it made sense not to empty the dregs. But now...how long ago did we switch to tea bags? Alas the habit continues and it means having to empty his cup every time...
Cup of tea, with some tea left
Firstly, any dust that has accumulated on the sofa needs to be swept away. This is akin to us making a resolution to turn away from habits and practices that are unhelpful in our journey with God. Next, the sofa is cleaned with a “clean and renew”...
A hand in yellow rubber gloves holding a bottle of cleaner. "Protect and Preserve"
Or in the beauty of sunshine shining through leaves. I pray that I can be more attentive to the gentle breeze.
Light shining on leaves of a Japanese maple
Yet this familiar passage from Matthew 6:24-34 KJV (AV) reminds us: ‘And why take ye thought for raiment? Consider the lilies of the field, how they grow; they toil not, neither do they spin: 29 And yet I say unto you, That even Solomon in all his...
A squirrel among golden autumn leaves
Some people might have planned, done some research, or sketched some plans, but in my enthusiasm I ignored these rules and have been pursuing my latest hobby in a completely haphazard fashion. I bought some spring bulbs and began to plant them, only...
Bulbs
I looked up to see that on the telegraph wires above me, groups of chattering swallows were gathering. They were clustered together in groups of three or four all the way down the road. The noise reminded me of the excited babble of small children...
Swallow on a wire
We stopped to admire various trees and shrubs, and my friend shared some of the new information she had learnt on a previous visit. On that occasion, she had taken part in a guided walk led by a botanist, an expert in his field. When we came to a...
Holly leaves
Almost at once my eyes filled with tears. I was walking in the opposite direction to them: it was the middle of a working day so I didn't have time to stop and protest with them, but the very act of walking in the opposite direction felt wrong. I...
Image: climate change protest. Sign saying 'there is no planet b'
After much research the plumber worked out which part was faulty and ordered it. It arrived today, at the suppliers, and I eagerly awaited the arrival of the plumber only to get an apologetic phone call: the part had arrived, and been signed for,...
A bath
The sister of our beloved Hungarian Vizsla. She sojourned with us during the early weeks of her life when her owners went on holiday and had yet to find her a home. She was always more timid than her sister. After a couple of failed attempts to find...
Hungarian Vizsla
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