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Showing posts from October, 2014

For everything there is a season

Ecclesiastes 3:1

For everything there is a season, a time for every activity under heaven…

There was a time when Malachi only wanted to watch Curious George. I got to know the episodes pretty well. There is one episode where George (the monkey) plants a carrot garden. He plants the seeds and waits for the carrots to grow. The problem is George is a little impatient and before the carrots were ready he yanked them out of the ground. One after another he pulled out and the carrots were not ready. They had not grown or matured. They had not been in the ground long enough. They had not been watered long enough. They had not been given enough time to grow.
We live in a relationship saturated society. Songs are written about relationships. Television shows are produced about relationships. Magazine articles are written about relationships. And with the development of social media, relationships are plastered all of the place. Social media is full of huge bouquets of flowers, elaborate propos…