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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And I wasn’t let down. The trees overhanging the track on either side created a tunnel of red, brown and orange, with the late afternoon light dripping through the foliage. The bike wheels crunched over the fallen leaves and twigs. And, at the end...
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We often need to slow our pace at this time of year and remind ourselves that autumn can be a season of reflection. The leaves change colour before falling from the trees, so we too should take a little time to look back at the year to ask ourselves...
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We were in the middle of a typhoon with rain lashing down when and I suddenly noticed a pair of turtle doves perched on the trellis over the Virgin Mary’s statue … I couldn't help but think of Mary and Joseph approaching the temple; and so my...
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They flew over at 7 o’clock this morning, and then again this evening as the sky was reddening with the sinking sun. They were returning to Martin Mere, the Wetland Nature Reserve located here in the North West. More than 30,000 geese are expected...
I have had the same feeling taking Communion to Elizabeth regularly for about two years before she died. She was bedridden and had to be helped out of depression and fear of death. We chatted often about her girlhood in Wales and how she had brought...
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Getting to the checkout was tricky (haven’t all trolleys a mind of their own!) until a kind gentleman lent his assistance. ‘Large garden you must have!’ he said. I explained my mission and low and behold he was the manager. He knocked 10% off the...
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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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