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A Reason, A Season, A Lifetime

People come into your life for a reason, a season or a lifetime.
When you know which one it is, you will know what to do for that person.
When someone is in your life for a REASON, it is usually to meet a need you have expressed.
They have come to assist you through a difficulty, to provide you with guidance and support,
to aid you physically, emotionally or spiritually. They may seem like a godsend and they are.
They are there for the reason you need them to be.
Then, without any wrongdoing on your part or at an inconvenient time,
this person will say or do something to bring the relationship to an end.
Sometimes they die.
Sometimes they walk away.
Sometimes they act up and force you to take a stand.
What we must realize is that our need has been met, our desire fulfilled, their work is done.
The prayer you sent up has been answered and now it is time to move on.

Submitted: Tuesday, October 02, 2007
Edited: Tuesday, April 12, 2011


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  • Roy Gotaas (6/15/2008 11:15:00 PM)

    Yes, I'vee read this before. But it isn't really meaningful. It doesn't help or heal.
    You may as well say 'Red is a kind of scarlet'... so what does that add to one's understanding.

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