It is critical in the times we are living in to recognize our seasons and what God is doing at the time/moment in our history. As we build our lives around making room for Him, allowing our disciplines to create opportunity and place proper value to what is important to us, we will be equipped to take hold of His truths and bring them into our reality. We must start by asking, do we truly understand the season we are in and what we should be doing in response? There are strategies to be acquired that will continually propel us into the next victory as the Word says, from glory to glory, empowering us to fully capitalize on all the potential that each season of life holds. But, with every strategy there are tactics to be learned. The way we think is directly attached to the way we act therefore, we cannot limit our thought process to only what we know. For us to Live in the proper season with full authority to carry out the purposes of that season, we will need to rely on the Holy Spirit leading our thoughts thus actions. These strategies and tactics for knowing the times and seasons and what is possible for us to accomplish in each season will require us to continually be asking God questions, thinking critically and pressing into the presence of God where He can reveal to us the many treasures of wisdom, insight, understanding and creativity that He alone can offer. There are no limits to the possibilities of a life lived fully embracing what God is doing and equipping us to do in each moment in time. A life fully lived is a life that is in the right place at the right time to see the fullness of what God is doing at that time.
How do we define the person we want to be? We accumulate ideas, thoughts, and perceptions as we journey through the ups and downs of this life that help or hinder us from becoming that person. It can be perplexing at times to find that the person we desire to be is often created by the events, if given the option, we would choose to avoid.
I have an ideal that I wish to live in; a vision of which I would like my life to mirror; heroes of whom I would like to be numbered with; and yet, it all just seems to come down to choices. One right choice built upon another. The continued process of putting one foot in front of the other to accomplish one goal at a time. Many times it is just a single choice of choosing to get up after one of many falls or the choice to stand when one feels like falling.
If we could each determine to stand as Jesus did while He was here on earth, we could create a world that our children could also have the choice to stand, live in vision and enjoy the perplexities of a life fully lived.
As we get up each day choosing to live a life that is pleasing to our Creator we become the person He created us to be and thus enjoy a life fully lived.
Jeremiah 29:11 “For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.”