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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They even have a special barrier which can be pulled across the pavement. With that road being so narrow and the trucks being so large they have to get people to wait while the trucks reverse in or out of the building site. Unfortunately sometimes...
A builder wearing an orange hi vis jacket and a hard hat.
The church had had extensive roof repairs and the parish priest was horrified when one of the few rain showers last summer left a lake in the church. Fortunately, the rain held off again until a roofer was found, scaffolding erected and repairs...
A city seen through a raindrops on a window
Amazingly delicate, vibrant blue, fine softness, in the centre, strength. My heart was lifted ... light as a feather.
Blue feather on a tree trunk
I thought ‘my God, this is wonderful’ and I fancied I heard God say ‘thank you, it’s a pleasure’.
Autumn trees lining a road
I used to visit my uncle and aunt periodically, and I found it particularly helpful to connect with them after my own illness in my mid-twenties as they had so much life experience and seemed to be so wise about life and death in comparison to many...
Beeches in autumn
This means that it can get quite busy, especially on fine days, in the school holidays or at certain times of day. Some parts of the path have a separate area for cyclists and walkers, but there is also a narrow bridge where the cyclists, dogs and...
Shadows of two people on a path
I was somewhat surprised, as in my experience workmen are usually happy to exchange pleasantries and leave it at that. However, he ended up telling me a great deal about his personal life: he felt he had a story that needed telling, and there was a...
Smart Meter.
People were filling up paper-bags with apples and pears, and then, I noticed the labels. “These represent the fruits of the Spirit,” one of the store-holders explained. “ Just look and think what you may need a bit more of – then fill up with it!”...
Apples
The pain was quite considerable. I fell on my knees and hands, and thankfully there was no lasting harm, but it took me some moments to realise that nothing was broken, sprained or grazed – I was a little shocked and confused. Within seconds of...
Station with light coming through glass.
A little child, no more than two or three years old, had raced down a slope on his scooter and was standing on it, marooned in a big muddy puddle at the bottom of the hill. He was not frightened but just bemused and wasn’t sure how to get himself...
A child wearing rubber boots standing in a puddle
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