Ecclesiastes 3:1-8 gives us a description of our entire lives with the preface of:
To everything there is a season, a time for every purpose under heaven.
Everything that happens in this life happens in its season, never hidden from God, never beyond His control. While our lives seem to be spinning out of control, we can always be assured that whatever is happening in our lives is a season, a God-ordained season. We often do not understand, but the Lord can always see the forest for the trees:
except that no one can find out the work that God does from beginning to end. (v11b)
We also have responsibilities during these seasons:
I have seen the God-given task with which the sons of men are to be occupied. (v10)
It is of these responsibilities that I write today…