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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Last year we were fortunate enough to have nests at opposite ends of the garden. However, we were rather concerned that they might not chose to build their nests here this year as our neighbours have a cat. Cats and birds do not mix! So I was...
Birds in a hedge.
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
What did they mean and why had the previous owner inscribed these words in a paperback in such careful copperplate handwriting? They obviously meant something important to him. A bit of online research revealed that they mean simply ‘for use, which...
Bookshop
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
I must then remember I must be grateful for the days that could be disappointing.
A road in the countryside on a beautiful day
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
The Lord goes in to them holding his victorious weapon, his cross. When Adam, the first created man, sees him, he strikes his breast in terror and calls out to all: 'My Lord be with you all.' And Christ in reply says to Adam: ‘And with your spirit...
Paschal candle at Easter
It is often at longer Masses, such as the Chrism Mass, or services on Ash Wednesday and Good Friday, when there is the distribution of the Ashes and Veneration of the Cross, as well as Communion, that one can really notice all those people...
People going to communion in a church
However, being such a stickler for seasons has left me with one odd problem. We make hot cross buns every year, and because they are only made once a year, I have very little opportunity to practice. Over the years we have had several intriguing...
Hot cross buns on a table with a cup of tea
I get it. With joy comes some shades of sorrow. And with sorrow comes encouragement. I have just received an incredibly marvelous blessing for which I immediately lifted up wholehearted thanks to God Almighty, to M. Mary and my advocate saints and...
A bird of paradise plant and a carving of Jesus
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