Seasons. Life has them. That includes nature. That also includes humans.
God doesn’t have seasons. He is constant, the same yesterday, today, forever. So when we go through a season that doesn’t include him or creates distance between us, what does that mean for him?
What brings us into such a season?
- It may be a season where time management is a challenge, and one of the things that suffers is our alone time with God.
- It may be a season where you are transitioning into a new job, a new city, a new family dynamic, and it hasn’t dawned on you to figure out where your time with God fits into the new.
- It may be a season where you are simply dry, and time alone with God feels even more dry.
Whatever brought on this season, all you know is that you miss your time with God. You know what you miss, and you’re trying to recapture it. To recapture it, maybe even enter a season yet to be experienced, what if you answered this question: What is God missing?
If you’re missing whatever you used to get out of the relationship, what is he missing that he used to get out of it? Is he missing…
- …the opportunity to embrace you?
- …the chance to guide you?
- …the time to refresh you?
- …the avenue to encourage you?
- …the method to challenge you?
- …the space for you to worship?
- …the channel to inspire you?
One thing I’ve experienced is the truth to the promise God made that if we seek him we will find him. Give seeking him a shot by asking him this question. I’m guessing he can’t wait to tell you what he’s been missing.