Embrace the Season

When I look at the state of the world today, I sometimes feel distraught. Especially as I see the United States deteriorating almost beyond the point of recognition. So many people hate God. So many people hate Christians. Unfortunately, I think Christians may have a lot to do with why the world hates us– but not entirely. What they hate most is what Christians represent: there is a God, and we are accountable to Him.

I know that God is being patient with humanity, not wanting anyone to perish. That’s why He hasn’t returned as of yet. And I know that I should think more about those who don’t know Christ than my own frustrations. But truth be told, I get so weary of living on this planet that I just want to go home.. now. Today.

Come Lord Jesus!!

That’s why I love Ecclesiastes. It expresses my my thoughts and feelings so well. I especially love Ecclesiastes 3:1-8. It helps put things into perspective when I am overwhelmed with this world and all that I see and hear. It reminds me that there is a time and a season for everything; and that nothing in this earthly life lasts forever.


There is an appointed time for everything. And there is a time for every event under heaven–

A time to give birth and a time to die

A time to plant and a time to uproot what is planted

A time to kill and a time to heal

A time to tear 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 stones and a time to gather stones

A time to embrace and a time to shun embracing

A time to search and a time to give up as lost

A time to keep and a time to throw away

A time to tear apart and a time to sew together

A time to be silent and a time to speak

A time to love and a time to hate

A time for war and a time for peace

11 thoughts on “Embrace the Season

  1. I feel the same way! I was just talking to my wife about this crazy world and how much sorrow exists here. I want to go home right now too! Praise God for the comfort of the Holy Spirit as we wait! God bless sister!

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  2. There is a deep longing for the Lord’s return. We want to go home. This sinful world is waxing worse and worse. Thank you for sharing. God bless you.

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  3. Amen!! Amen!! I Thank Jesus Christ for ((All)) His Mercy and Grace. I Know One Day His Mercy And Grace Shall End. My Prayers That There Will Be Many That Will Give Their Hearts And Life To Jesus Christ. There Are So Much Tempation In This World. Satan Is Very Much Busy!! But It Is What He Is To Do Until his Time Is Up. God Bless You!! Thank You For Sharing. May We Continue Praying Ye For One Another In These Day’s Of Time. ((Hugs))

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