Enjoying the Journey

Seasons are marked by change. The autumn leaves turning colors and falling to the ground are a reminder to us all that time is passing. And while we love some seasons more than others, God uses every season in life to bring us closer to Himself. He is the One who transcends it all – eternal, immutable God. I do not know what season you are living through at this time. While it may be bright and sunny outside it can be dark and gloomy within. When some are rejoicing, others are walking through their most difficult days. One thing I do know is that “He hath made everything beautiful in his time…” (Ecclesiastes 3:11). How can you make the…

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Two of life’s greatest enemies are the past and the future.  I cannot change yesterday.  I do not yet have tomorrow.  And if I am not careful, I will allow the regrets of my past and plans for the future to rob me of God’s precious gift called “today.” We all have a past.  The apostle Paul wrote that we must forget those things that are behind and reach for those things that are before us (Philippians 3:13).  Perhaps you think the man who wrote these words had no terrible thing to haunt his memory, no past recollection to discourage him.  But you would be wrong.  Paul had a past.  He simply chose not to live in it. Paul had…

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