Where is God?

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People ask, “Where is God?”

where is god

The answer is everywhere:

  • in every loving action,
  • senseless acts of generosity,
  • warm embraces of friends,
  • peanut butter and jelly kisses of our children,
  • wrinkled hands that hold ours for help off the couch,
  • smiles from strangers,
  • texts that say love ya ☺,
  • notes that say thank you,
  • people that let you merge on the expressway,
  • teachers that did not hold a grudge and believed the best in you,
  • unconditional love from your parents,
  • the laughter you share with your best friends,
  • a joke that allows you to belly laugh when you need it the most,
  • a colleague that truly understands the stress of your work and tells you, “It gets better, I promise!”,
  • the warmth of a tight squeeze of a loved one on a cold day,
  • the beauty of the falling snow, the silence of the winter sky,
  • the piano played by your child,
  • the gentle brush of a friend as they pass by,
  • the kindness in the eyes of your spouse.

“Where is God?” God is love. Every time you have ever experienced love in your lifetime, God was right in the middle of that moment. Look around and you will see God: give God and receive God.

That’s where God is.

Copyright 2013 Lori Hadorn-Disselkamp

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About Author

Lori Hadorn-Disselkamp is first and foremost a mother of four children under the age of 17. She has been married to the love of her life, Aaron, for over 19 years. Lori has been writing at her own website Faith Filled Mom for over 6 years. She writes about the journey of faith we live daily and how we can recognize God in this world. She has completed her 3rd year of teaching theology at a high school level and is also a current student of Loyola University Extension Program of Ministry earning a Master’s Degree in Religious Education. Her life is busy, exciting, overwhelming at times but always bursting with her faith in God. Lori hopes that you will find something that might touch your heart in her writing so that she can continue to pursue her purpose in life; to bring people closer to God one word, one moment at a time.

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