Life is on the Move

posted Oct 16, 2011, 7:53 AM by Justeen Bond   [ updated Oct 16, 2011, 7:53 AM ]

I have been struck these past few months of the continual movement of life.  It seems that we are living at home with our parents, going to school and then suddenly we are packing our gear, moving either just to our “own” place or some type of additional schooling.

Then rapidly we are searching for a job and trying to figure out just what the grown-up world is all about….which really means just how do I pay my bills, get a car to drive to the job I have finally gotten and buy the necessary clothes so I no longer look like a school girl.

Who was to know that that fine looking young man that I happened to meet was going to be “the one”? I quickly find myself looking for a wedding dress and choosing bridesmaids and then find myself married to that fine looking young man.

The house is full of noise, toys and chaos as the children have come and are evolving into real people going to pre-school, grade school, high school and the graduation party is being planned.  Then, I watch as they go off, get jobs, meet spouses and have children.

If we are not careful, we begin to think as Solomon did in Ecclesiastes 1:9.(.”What has been will be again, what has been done will be done again, nothing new under the sun.”) Making us unaware of the dramatic twist and turns each individual life offers.

In 1Corinthians 2:9 we are told..”No eye has seen, no ear has heard, no mind has conceived what God has prepared for those who love him.  And even though the quickness of life is a reality, the depth of my own life experiences  and the largeness of Jesus’ grand blessings that He freely gives, has me taking a deep breath and grapping hold of Him, through prayer and reading His word.