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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Did I glimpse God in that old woman struggling stick in hand? She certainly took my attention chuntering up the brae*. She needed to rest. She needed a lean against the high retaining wall dwarfing her. But she was determined. And she would make it...
An old woman walking up a street
It had been raining for most of the morning, but there was a slot of a few hours where it looked like it would be dry, and as I made my way on my usual walk the sun began to shine. There are two large fields I like to look at: one is an arable crop...
FLock of birds in flight
It is a sad fact that dragons have had a rather bad press over the years in most cultures, usually being linked in some way with evil. In the Bible the serpent appears in the book of Genesis and also in Revelations where it is described as ‘that old...
Antirrhinum or 'snap dragon'
I was pleasantly surprised by the homily at Sunday Mass in which the priest referred to the fact that we live theTrinity. But what touched me even more were his words at the end of Mass, as the youngsters who had been recently confirmed came to...
A priest saying Mass
The fact that the sound system isn't working probably contributed further to my concentration, and I genuinely found it hard to follow what was being said. (Alas the same had been true of the Liturgy of the Word earlier, but I'd remembered what the...
A person sitting in church (monochrome picture)
Three lemons at 600g each. Now for the moment of truth! But what a disappointment. The giant lemon which looked so impressive on he outside was a con. Inside it was no bigger than the lemon I purchased from a local supermarket back home. I am so...
A giant lemon next to a smaller lemon
The other day I bought some seeds from the garden centre. Would come out as shown on the packet? With the right care and attention they should, but it all depends on planting them in the right place in the garden with the appropriate amount of...
Pack of seeds on a table
The key was found, the boxes emptied, and the treasurer put the money in a carrier bag ready to take home, count, and hand in at the bank. I offered to help. We found the plastic bags for the money and a quiet space with a table, collected all the...
A pile of coins
I don't know if he is Italian, or thinks I am, but I always reply with 'Buongiorno!' back, one of the few Italian words or phrases I happen to know. It always makes me smile. It's rare these days for strangers to greet each other, at least in London...
A sign which says 'Hello'
He had access to a lot of information on the internet and set to work. I had an errand to do but told him about a nearby garage and left him my car keys so that he could take the wheel there if necessary. When I got back the job was done – with the...
A tyre of a car
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