There is an occasion for everything, and a time for every activity under heaven. Ecclesiastes 3:1
I don’t think there’s ever been a time where I didn’t feel pressure to pursue the next stage of life.
In high school, it was the pursuit of college.
In college, it was the search for the perfect career.
Then marriage. Then children. But once you have the career, spouse, and children, then what? Or what if you don’t have career, spouse, or children?
My timeline isn’t exactly how I imagined. I would have thought I’d have my first child before 30, but that wasn’t the case. Compared to my friends at Liberty, I was a little “behind” on the marriage and children department. A few years behind really.
But there is always time. IF there’s one thing I’ve learned in this life, there is time for every activity under heaven. It may not be in my own timing, but there is still time.
God’s timing is unique and most of the time we don’t even understand it. But it’s always best. Hindsight always seems to be 20/20 but we can look back at the moments in our lives and think God for his perfect timing.
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