161107For everything there is a season, and
a time for every matter under heaven:
a time to be born, and a time to die;
a time to plant, and a time to pluck up 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 throw away stones, and
a time to gather stones together;
a time to embrace, and a time to refrain from embracing;
a time to seek, 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 for war, and a time for peace.
(Ecclesiastes 3:1-8, NRSV)

Time seems to be something we can never get enough of.

It always seems to get away from us.

But this set of verses tells us that everything that happens happens for a reason.

We may not understand that reason or even know that reason. But there is a time for everything.

And to me this is comforting, because it is a time, not all time.

God walks with us through everything, the good, the bad, and He leads us to His life for us.

Remember it is a time…

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