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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Anyway, our Square has trees growing in it, and the variety of shapes and sizes makes for interest at any time of the year. People cross the Square as often as they walk round it as it provides shortcuts to streets on the opposite side. So, as I...
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The old man was smiling dreamily, his eyes twinkling, and he murmured – half to me and half to himself – ‘I just can’t get over my luck, marrying her’. I felt I was glimpsing God whose love had created each, brought each together and made them...
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Marianne knows she is bi-polar, with moods that swing between depression and over-excitement, so with such a full daily timetable she had to be careful to stay calm and not be too ambitious. She recently achieved her MA and was very delighted. She...
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Slowly, in my older years I have come to appreciate time and again that consolation has come out of desolation. I recognise God seems to have placed a thought, a physical thing, a person, an event, right in the path of a misfortune – just like a...
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So … as we encountered gale-force winds, freezing temperatures and whole-scale blizzards on our recent trip to Mull and Iona, I wonder did it spoil the experience? The islands detached us from internet and mobile phone signals. We began to slow down...
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He explained that his anger came from having been betrayed by his partner and his best friend and how he had lost everything: his marriage, his children, his home, his freedom, etc. He explained that he was the victim of a great injustice and was...
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Looking back over this troubled period, we had often allowed ourselves to succumb to the uncertainties of living in a complex, fast-paced world. Each time, it seemed, we had made the mistake of failing to stop and consider what was truly important,...
At breakfast, I thought I would try and slow down and eat my yoghurt s-l-o-w-l-y; very difficult for me! When I eat out with friends, I am always the first to finish. But as I started to eat my yoghurt, the question came to mind ‘Which is the best...
I realised that I was trying to grasp this moment anxiously as my thoughts were returning home and to some of the stresses awaiting me there. And then, a verse from Psalm 23 came to me: ‘You prepare a banquet for me in the sight of my foes.’ Here...
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