This week, create your own “God Sighting Map,” which locates God’s presence and activity in your surroundings and in your interactions with others. Start close to home, then move out into your neighborhood and community. Who or what has been a sign of God’s love to you today?
Br. David Vryhof introduces the fourth week’s activity, the “God Sighting Map,” which aims to make us aware of God’s presence and activity in our life, in our surroundings, and in our interactions with others.
Transcript: In this fourth week of our program, we’re considering the Third Mark of Love, which is responding to human need by loving service.
The activity we’ve chosen this week we’ve called A God Sighting Map. We want to encourage you to be aware of God’s presence and activity in your life, in your interactions with others, and in the world around you. So we’re asking you to notice where you see God at work, where you experience the touch of God, where you hear the voice of God, where you witness the love of God lived out in your world, in your day, a day-by-day through this week.
God is everywhere present and sometimes it just takes us being more attentive to God’s presence, quieting our own inner voices to listen for God, and to look for God in the interactions of our daily lives.
In this activity, you’ll see a kind of map and you’re encouraged to just make notes on this map of different places, encounters, situations, in which you felt, or recognized or perceived God at work in some situation, in some place of need, in some interaction with another, and to make note of these on the map, and to share them then with members of your group.
– Br. David Vryhof