I’m not sure whether this is just me, but I have began this week so weary, tired beyond that which sleep can remedy. Earlier in the week I picked up my camera and put on my wellies to walk, pray and meet God, in need of a refreshment which only comes from God. I felt I needed the extra encouragement of somehow seeing God.
God is so gracious and God allowed me to see that Divine, holy presence with me, with us….
…In the gift of a bench which so many sit on and gaze out to the beautiful view across the fields, alone or with others.
…Within the complexity of creativity, where spider’s webs house the refreshment of the early morning dew.
…Within the refreshing nourishment which God provides for all creatures.
…Peeking through the fog as rays of sun bringing warmth to the day.
…And in the colours of the changing, falling, leaves highlighted by the sun reminding me of the beauty to be found in endings as well as beginnings.
It was a truly wonderful walk with God, and has sustained me well since. I realised that I had not made time to walk with God for a number of months!
How about you? In the difficulties of our daily lives amidst a pandemic, when did you last walk with God? Or where have you encountered God over the last few days?
“He leads me beside still waters; He restores my soul.”Psalm 23