In this life, we will all go through seasons. Some we will enjoy more than others.
Seasons mean change.
Some changes are anticipated and welcomed while others are not. Change is inevitable and is guaranteed to come our way at some point in life.
Ecclesiastes 3:1 teaches, “there is a time for every event under heaven,” and that includes change.
Maybe you are in a time of bounty and blessing, and embracing your season comes easily. Or perhaps you are in a challenging season that you don’t want to embrace, but instead, you are resisting and questioning why God has brought you here.
Did your seasons change quickly? Did you go from mountain top to valley from one day to the next? Life is never still or static. It’s always moving and dynamic.
Surrendering to your season requires a step of faith. Instead of fighting it and asking God, “Why now?” or “Why me?” change the trajectory around, and declare to the Lord, “Why not now?” or “Why not me?”
In hard, cold winter seasons God shows Himself strong, faithful and true. He desires to see your faithfulness to complete His assignment until the next season of spring brings newness of life.
The Lord has you in the palm of His loving hand and will not let you go!
Lean on Him.
Press into Him.
Allow His peaceful, loving demeanor to surround you in the blanket of His presence as He gently whispers in your ear, “This season has My purpose.”
We are tempted to turn the pages of our lives quickly in an effort to press through difficult seasons.
Find His purpose.
Don’t miss the details.
Read the footnotes and cross-references on your life’s pages. The Lord has a lesson He is trying to show you there. God is molding us through each season into the image of His Son, Jesus Christ.
Rhoda Gonzales is a graduate of Baylor University and studied at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. She is a gifted worship leader and women’s conference speaker. She also leads the Children’s Choir at North Dallas Family Church in Carrollton, Texas where her husband, Vincent Gonzales is the Senior Pastor.