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To Everything There is a Season…

You may be familiar with these words from the beautiful poetry of the third chapter of the Book of Ecclesiastes in the Bible.  Or perhaps you are more familiar with the musical setting by Pete Seegar known as Turn, Turn, Turn or popular renditions by Judy Collins or The Byrds.

These are words people turn to for comfort in times of change.  This is a Scripture that is often read at funerals.  So why do we find these words so comforting and reassuring?  I believe it is because they speak to us of Divine Order.  They remind us that life does have “seasons” that come and go, but the world keeps turning and life goes on.  To everything there is a season…

 

For a Long Healthy Life…

Copyright 2016 by R.A. Robbins

“For a long, healthy life, you need a plan and a purpose. It could be family, writing a book or becoming president. Without a purpose, plan or objective, what do you need?” — Irving Ladimer, 96