Every season of life has its own game, and testing. How we handle our “game of life” will tell a lot about our characters and willingness to become the best of ourselves.
Inevitably, we admire the things that stand the test of time and that become living examples of the absolute best.
But when it comes to our personal lives—when we go through a long and arduous journey, we may ponder on these questions:
Is this the time to pause and reflect?
Is this the test of this particular journey?
Where do we turn to?
Do we turn to God for understanding, endurance, and deliverance, or become hardened and reject God?
Are we open to being helped by others who obey God, or are we withdrawing guidance and help others may give?
Do we even acknowledge what Christ has done for humanity on the cross?
Or do we accuse God for being unjust?
Sometimes the answer to the questions unasked is to peep into the past and carry the lessons not learned earlier.
Without any doubts, the test of time helps us to grow and build our characters.
It’s written in James 1:2-3, “Consider it all joy, when you encounter various trials, knowing that the testing of your faith produces endurance.”
This brings us once again to ask ourselves: do we step out with acceptance of what the lessons we may learn and what the journey may prepare us for the future, or do we overlook the most important lesson we are taught?