I came across this piece by a friend of mine, Esther, and I just have to share it.
Over time I’ve discovered there is no absolute finish line for everyone in the race of life. Our tracks are different and our durations are different. The only thing we have in common is the same empire.
For instance, one person graduates at age 20 and struggles for another 5 years to get a job, another might graduate at 25 and get a job immediately.
One can marry a virgin and wait for the next decade to have the blessing of children, another lady probably after having series of abortions in her past, becomes a mother almost immediately after marriage.
A fellow becomes MD at 38 and dies at 56, another becomes MD at 55 and lives to 90.
What a life?
Life is full of twists, turns-ups and downs and many more surprises and disappointments. Life offers each and everyone of us different opportunities and once an opportunity is lost, it’s gone forever except by the grace of God.
It is up to each one of us to patiently prepare, wait, recognise and utilize every opportunity. We learn on the way.
No one has it all or knows it all.
There is a reason why we all don’t fall at the same time, It’s so that when one is down, weak and discouraged, the other who is strong can encourage and lift the other person.
God never promises that the road would be easy, but he promised never to leave or forsake us. Although life is complicated, let us learn to go easy on ourselves and trust that God is working it all out for our good (even if it doesn’t make sense now).
Whatever trials, challenges or down times we face, all shall pass and in due course, we will be up and strong again to lift up those who may be down around us. NEVER LOOSE HOPE… We all have a story to tell someday…
Pass this on to your friends to encourage them in their journey called LIFE. Have a stress free day.
Be positive, believe and have faith in God. Help others, encourage others, He watches.