Archive for September 5th, 2009

A Reason, a Season or a Lifetime

September 5, 2009

I don’t know who wrote this but it is wise and worth sharing. Sometimes friends drift away or hearts are broken and there is nothing to be done except express gratitude for the gift you were given and move on.

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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.

Some people come into your life for a SEASON, because (more…)