Monday, October 8, 2012

There Is A Time For Everything

"I'm reminded of what an older friend said to a few of us young friends of his recently. Not exactly in his own words, he said there isn't an absolute finish line for everyone in life. Our tracks are different, our lanes are different and our durations- different. The only thing we have in common is the same judge.

For example one person graduates at age 20 and struggles for the next five years to get a job. Another graduates at age 25 and gets a job immediately. One marries a virgin and spends the next decade waiting for the blessings of children. Another, probably after having series of abortions in the past, becomes a mum almost immediately after marriage. One becomes an MD at 30, another becomes MD at 52.

Life is full of twists and turns, ups and downs plus many surprises and offers each one of us have different opportunities. It is up to each of us to patiently prepare and wait for that opportunity.

We learn on the way- no one knows it all or has it better. The devil always tries to tell us that lie over and over but that's just it- A LIE!. There is a reason why we all don't fall at the same time. Its so that when one is down, weak and discouraged, the other, who is strong, can encourage and uplift him.

God never promised that the road would be easy but promised never to leave or forsake us. There's no competition in life so let's learn to go easy on ourselves and trust that God is working it all for good (even if it doesn't make sense at the time). The bible assures us that there is a time for everything but most importantly that "it came to pass".

Whatever trials, challenge or downtime, this too shall pass and in due course, you'll be up and strong again to lift up those who maybe down around you" . It is well with us all, Amen! Lots of things in life are by choice and not by force. Let's try to have an amazing life people!

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