The Parable of the Everyday

God In All Things

journalIn my own vocation searching I often kept a regular journal of my experience of God. I noted the ways I found God in my everyday choices, in my prayer, my work, and in my personal life. After some time and reflection, and even a retreat, I realised that my journal became a collection of stories that were a continuation of the stories in the Bible. The scriptures are stories of everyday people who had extraordinary encounters with God. The same held true for me. The graces and God moments I recorded in my journal was a continuation of the story that began in the scriptures. Jesus’ message and mission continued from his time through time through his followers, to me.

Each day holds for you and me important parables that can teach. In a prayer Pedro Arrupe, SJ once wrote, addressed to Jesus, he said of him, “With a…

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