There is not much for me to say about the rain, except that I don’t much like rainy weather. However, as I listened to the storm outside my window last night my thoughts where quite pleasant. I was reminded that it is the way God replenishes the earths water resources, and brings about a new season. It amazes me how rain can bring a new season. In this case the rain is bringing in the season of spring. Soon everything will be green and beautiful, and the harshness of winter will be long gone.
Seasons are much like the human life cycle you know. The spring of ones life is a season of trying to identify self, and planning your future. You are filled with aspiring ideas on how to become successful, love, marriage, and a host of other dreams. The summer cycle may bring marriage, and a family to raise. This cycle is a teaching time; as you will learn many lesson about the person you really are; oppose to who you thought you were earlier in life. Then comes fall, the beautiful season of fall…. a season of release, or letting go. This could mean releasing love ones in the instance of a divorce, or separation, releasing children to go off to college, or Yes….the empty nest…or not! I’ve found that the most concentrated season is winter. A period of realizations, and exceptions. I’m not quite in the winter season of my life yet., but I often find myself preparing for this time. At times my mind drift off to thoughts immortality. You see I believe in a place called heaven, and that’s where I’ll be spending my eternity. Does that sound like a fairy tale to you? I hope not. Heaven is real. Have you thought about where you will spend your eternity? If you have not, may I suggest you get to it? Time is winding up, and in this life cycle that is the most important decision you will ever make.