Enjoying Every Season of Life
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Enjoying Every Season of Life

“Unlike the four seasons of the year, the seasons of your life are not orderly or predictable.”

Enjoying Every Season of Life
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Isn’t it crazy to think that we’re never quite satisfied? That goes for everything in life. We finally receive the shirt we ordered online nine days ago, only to get back online and order more. The same goes for relationships; the person you’ve liked for so long finally shows interest in you and you oddly enough back away.

Similarly, we’re never content with the changing seasons. When it’s summer, we want winter. When it’s winter, we want summer. Yet, the unique part about seasons is that they are going to change on their own time – that’s something we can’t control.

The devotional Jesus Today explains it like this, “Unlike the four seasons of the year, the seasons of your life are not orderly or predictable.” With that said, we must wait patiently and enjoy the season we’re in at the time.

Comparably, the Bible teaches us to enjoy every season of life. Ecclesiastes 3 reads:

“There is a time for everything, and a season for every activity under the heavens:

a time to be born and a time to die,

a time to plant and a time to uproot,

a time to kill and a time to heal,

a time to tear down and a time to build up,

a time to weep and a time to laugh,

a time to mourn and a time to dance,

a time to scatter stones and a time to gather them,

a time to embrace and a time to refrain from embracing,

a time to search and a time to give up,

a time to keep and a time to throw away,

a time to tear and a time to mend,

a time to be silent and a time to speak,

a time to love and a time to hate,

a time for war and a time for peace.”

In verse 11, the Bible declares “He has made everything beautiful in its time.” Verse 11 is one of my favorite verses because these few words are so powerful and explain so much.

God gave us the ability to think about and live in His world, but we will never be able to completely understand everything He does… and yet, He does everything at just the right time.

When difficult times come, we must learn to embrace them rather than run from them. We must remember that timing is one of God’s specialties. He carefully places certain events, good or bad, in our lives because he knows it’s for our own benefit in the long run. It’s important to remember that all experiences are appropriate at certain times.

God never gives us more than we can handle – I truly believe that. That said, whatever season we’re facing, we must remember that we’re learning a valuable lesson and becoming a stronger person and a stronger Christian in the midst of it all.

The next time you’re in a difficult season of your life, remember these words:

“And He has said to me, ‘My grace is sufficient for you, for My power is made perfect in weakness.’ Therefore I will boast all the more gladly about my weaknesses, so that Christ’s power may rest on me. That is why, for Christ’s sake, I delight in my weaknesses, in insults, in hardships, in persecutions, in difficulties. For when I am weak, then I am strong.”

(2 Corinthians 12:9-10)

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