We find in scripture that Ecclesiastes 3 (KJV) states: To every thing there is a season, and a time to every purpose under the heaven:A time to be born, and a time to die; a time to plant, and a time to pluck up that which 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 together; a time to embrace, and a time to refrain from embracing;A time to get, and a time to lose; a time to keep, and a time to cast away;A time to rend, 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.

Understanding this passage to be true, I found myself overwhelmed with  Why? Today I walked through the valley of death as we laid to rest a twenty-five year old man.  His life snatched in a moment. His family left with no one to blame just a senseless accident. The sorrow reminded me of King David in scripture who rent his clothes and cried out at the loss of his son.

God will not put on you more than you can bare. Are you ever amazed by the strength he must know we possess. I wanted to encourage and uplift, by how except to see hold fast to your faith in Christ. That if we continue our good fight we will see him again.

Sometimes being a missionary is not travelling across the sea, but being a light of hope were you are each day.  God will carry them through if they continue to trust his promise to never leave or forsake them.

Accepting God’s plan is sometime difficult even when we know his plans are not to harm us but to prosper us. Keep your eyes on the love and will of God and let him heal you from the hurts or every negative situation. Believe it is only a season in your forever existence.

We may never understand here on this earth; God however does know the reasons for everything. Give him glory for the positive and trust me in the negative.

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