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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Members of our family travelled down by train to be with us at Christmas. As they were expected to arrive later in the evening we said we would collect them from the station. However, due to engineering work the train would terminate at a nearby...
Station with buses
A relationship with a friend went wrong. It's not something in particular that happened, but a combination of a busy period in our lives, an increased stress level and poor communication. There was a cooling somehow. I felt hurt and abandoned and...
A series of scrabble pieces spelling out 'Friends' with some small children's toys in the background
This is a straight ‘whodunnit’ with lots of murders and a totally amoral villain, but I am often amazed at the depth of topical content that can find its way into entertainment. Poirot, the Belgian detective, is reviled as a foreigner and the...
Cover of the book The ABC murders by Agatha Christie
Precisely because I do not subordinate to textbooks, I am always curious to see what the students make of the content of classes and never more so than what Buddhist-Shintoists might make of Christmas. And among the students, there might be the odd...
A blackboard with a Christmas decoration across it
Recently someone I know posted a video taken by one of Commander Hadfield's successors at the Space Station and I was reminded of this perspective on Creation. Then last week I was visiting my brother in Colombia and we were taken up the mountains...
A view of Bogota from the mountains
But there are signs of life. If you stand still among trees or undergrowth, you can listen. You can hear robins singing on the bleakest of days, the twittering of other tiny birds like blue tits, you might catch the flitting about of a wren, the coo...
A person walking in winter countryside
My local church is quite small and doesn't have a choir, but we do have someone playing the keyboard (those who read these contributions regularly may note that I previously lived in a parish with no accompanist at all, and the music was even worse...
Sheet music
As result of my earlier awakening and because the dawn was later than I thought I was able to get ready and go outside. I rarely get a good view of a sunrise, mostly because I prefer to stay in bed until I have to get up, and perhaps I'm a little...
Sunrise, with trees silhouetted
The beauty of this pattern of frost on the roof of my car on a frosty day in March
 A pattern of frost
I'm a wee bit sentimental... when I go travel past other people's houses in a car or a bus and I see the windows all lit up by the lights of the Christmas tree inside, I feel warm inside thinking of the idea that everyone is experiencing a...
Christmas cards with good wishes
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