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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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
As I left the facility with my empty car, I felt a sense of lightness and freedom and remembered that a fellow Catholic had sensed the same effect after going to confession. I had a mental image of the confessional as a spiritual recycling centre...
A reycling bin.
Particularly churches in the cities. For example I ate my lunch in Mount Street Gardens, and many people who work in surrounding Mayfair come to eat their lunch too. Some of them are content to be surrounded by the beautiful flowers, but sometimes...
 Tree branches in leaf in front of a stone cross on a church against a blue sky
Sometimes, I am walking along a road with a slight curve, and look ahead and it looks like the pavement is disappearing, but there is nowhere to cross to the other side safely. I begin to wonder if I will become stranded, as I don't like crossing...
Curved path, with sunlight at the end
As I get older I am trying to get better at enjoying each season for its own merits. At this time of year, it is beautiful blossom around every corner, and taking opportunities to enjoy the lush green colours as the trees come into leaf. At the same...
Apple blossom
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
I must then remember I must be grateful for the days that could be disappointing.
A road in the countryside on a beautiful day
What is considered a weed, worth little in our flower gardens, was first bright yellow, then closed up again before reopening to this majestic perfection. Look closely. Each blossom is perfectly white, artistically formed, like a magic wand, ready...
A dandelion 'clock' or seedhead
The immediate effect is quite wonderful. Everything sounds so much clearer! In a one-to–one situation I can hear and communicate just as before. However, in a crowded situation the microphones dutifully magnify any and every sound they pick up. The...
An older man sitting by a lake
It was an interesting question: the focus was about times of strife such as family illness and bereavement, but some people also referred to the sense of wonder in God's creation. Some of the atheists were respectful, but others were not. I began to...
Bluebells
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