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“There is a time for everything, and a season for every activity under the heavens:…” Ecclesiastes 3 v 1
I was reminded of this passage as I attended the Year 6 leaver’s assemblies at both Holy Trinity and St James.
These are sad and tearful occasions and in many ways we don’t want this be happen, and keep things as they are. This is true of many aspects of our lives – moving house, change of job, university, marriage.
Often, we like what we are doing and would like to keep it that way. Yet change is inevitable -
But change and moving on, though sad, need not necessarily be a bad thing, and frequently it is for the best. It is often through these moments that we grow, mature and develop as a person.
We can see this most clearly in children. For them to grow and develop into mature well-
As Christians, our faith will only grow and mature through change and not to see it as a threat. We also need to remind ourselves that this is all done within a loving and caring relationship with our Father in Heaven.
So we need not fear change. We can step out into an uncertain and unclear future, with a confidence that our Heavenly Father is with us and will use these to help us grow and mature.
Wishing you a restful summer break,
Yours in the service of Jesus
Dave Bishop (Rev)