change, faith, musings, seasons

A Season of Change

To everything there is a season,
A time for every purpose under heaven:
A time to be born,
And a time to die;
A time to plant,
And a time to pluck what is planted;
A time to kill,
And a time to heal;
A time to break 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 cast away stones,
And a time to gather stones;
A time to embrace,
And a time to refrain from embracing;
A time to gain,
And a time to lose;
A time to keep,
And a time to throw away;
A time to tear,
And a time to sew;
A time to keep silence,
And a time to speak;
A time to love,
And a time to hate;
A time of war,
And a time of peace. – Ecclesiastes 3:1-8

Yes, there is a time and a season for everything under the sun. We transition from one season to the next and with that transition comes change. Sometimes that change can be difficult or sweet; but always moving us in one direction toward a final end of some kind. I feel that I’m again in one of those seasons of change. How it will look on the other side I do not know, but I press on. It’s a season of change, a time to close the door to one thing and move to another. Such is life.

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