That's it! It's new. Change happens when seasons rotate. The same thing is true in our spiritual lives. Seasons come and go, changes shake us up, moments excite us, and sometimes, they leave us undone. Is there not beauty in each season? Sure, you may have to look extra close during the bonechilling cold of winter or the heatstroke provoking summer months, but it's there. You know why? He gives beauty for ashes (Isaiah 61:3). Bonnie Gray- Faith Barista has a lot to say about changing spiritual seasons. Check her out!
Maybe, in your spiritual life, you are dancing in the sun, celebrating the beauty of a sweet season. You enjoy it, but you remember when the sun wasn't shining. Do you lose with each leaf that falls? Are you dead in your spirit as a tree in the throws of winter? Maybe, you are experiencing a beautiful newness that only spring brings?
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There is a time for everything,
and a season for every activity under heaven:
a time to be born and a time to die,
a time to plant and a time to uproot,
a time to kill and a time to heal,
a time to tear down and a time to build,
a time to weep and a time to laugh,
a time to mourn and a time to dance,
a time to scatter stones and a time to gather them,
a time to embrace and a time to refrain,
a time to search and a time to give up,
a time to keep and a time to throw away,
a time to tear and a time to mend,
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
Fall. Will you hundle close to those you love as the air cools? Enjoy a pumkin spice latte, or two? Four? Ten? Will you will mourn as leaves fall?
Rest- there's a season for them all...