Thursday, February 3, 2011

A Reason, Season, or Lifetime

When someone is in your life for a REASON, it is usually to meet a need you have expressed outwardly or inwardly. They have come to assist you through a difficulty, to provide you with guidance and support, to aid you physically, emotionally, or spiritually. They may seem like a godsend, and they are. They are there for the reason you need them to be. Then, without any wrong doing on your part or at an inconvenient time, this person will say or do something to bring the relationship to an end. Sometimes they die. Sometimes they walk away. Sometimes they act up or out and force you to take a stand. What we must realize is that our need has been met, our desire fulfilled; their work is done. The prayer you sent up has been answered and it is now time to move on.

When people come into your life for a SEASON, it is because your turn has come to share, grow, or learn. They may bring you an experience of peace or make you laugh. They may teach you something you have never done. They usually give you an unbelievable amount of joy. Believe it! It is real! But, only for a season

LIFETIME relationships teach you lifetime lessons; those things you must build upon in order to have a solid emotional foundation. Your job is to accept the lesson, love the person or people involved; and put what you have learned to use in all other relationships, and areas of your life. It is said that love is blind but friendship is clairvoyant.

2 comments:

  1. That's very interesting and very comforting in a lot of ways. I have burnt a few bridges over the last few years with people and I realise it may just be the season is over. x

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  2. I agree wholeheartadly. I had a best friend for a few years. She was in a rough marriage and I helped her and was there when she ended it and needed someone to be there for her and her kids.She met a new man who treated her the way she should be and slowly the friendship faded. I feel great knowing that she is in a better place in her life :-)

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