Tagged with "Cassidy Burdge"
“Seasons & Waiting” by Cassidy Burdge Tags: Seasons & Waiting Cassidy Burdge

Seasons and Waiting by Cassidy Burdge

Last summer I went on a mission trip and one of my leaders always talked about how life is in seasons and we have to be able to keep up even when the seasons change. I loved what was said, but I never really understood exactly what she meant when she talked about seasons and waiting.

But boy do I now! With school and the change of classes and teachers I would always separate my academic year into seasons. But outside of my academic year I never saw my life as a series of seasons.

Until this year (what a grand year 2017!) This year I have gone through seasons of sadness, struggle, hurt, but also the fun ones, extreme joy, growth, and ease. With each season the Lord reveals a different side of who He is and each season is equally important.
As I started doing season hopping, I realized how easy it is to get all caught up in a specific season and forget to spend time with the one in charge of your season… Jesus Christ. This will wreck your season, guaranteed. The most important thing in life is to remember to seek Christ above all things. Whether you’re in the most stressful season of your life or the easiest, you need to intentionally seek Christ.

 

I have also started to value each season, even if at first it is not easy. I tend to enjoy the seasons of happiness and growth way…WAY more than the ones of sadness or grief. But the Lord has revealed to me this year that both seasons are equally important and one wouldn’t be as great without the other.

 

With that being said, one of the hardest seasons for me is waiting. I am so impatient so this time is very hard for me. Seasons and waiting are part of life, but they are definitely not much fun!

Ironically, the season I struggle with is the one I’m in right now (actually not ironic at all… I asked for this). Right now I am waiting to see what my future holds. My family is going through some transitions and taking some new steps which could drastically change my situation. So I am playing the waiting game, all day, every day… woo!

The first few weeks of my waiting season I was not happy and was not waiting very well. But I’m about a month in and can gladly say that I am okay with waiting. I am okay with handing all of my future into God’s hands and letting Him do with it as He pleases.

 

The God that is with me during this waiting season is the same God that was with me just a few months ago during a season of amazingly great joy. The same God that held my hand during seasons of bravery and never let go is the same God telling me to slow down and to be patient.
He has never let me down and He never will. So I will wait and wait well. I encourage you, whatever season you are in, to seek the Lord and see what goodness is in your season right here, right now.

 

XOXO, The Christian Prepster 

 

Cassidy Burdge is the Christian Prepster, a high school student living the Christian lifestyle in a preppy state of mind. She has a deep love for sharing Christ through her writing and blogging, and she is excited to be part of Ruby Magazine. Cassidy blogs about anything from Biblical teachings to book reviews. You can connect with Cassidy on her blog, The Christian Prepster at https://thechristianprepster.wordpress.com/

RSS
Recent Comments
"WONDERFUL."
In: "He is Alive!" by Donna B. Comeaux
by: Shirley
"Thank Caryl! Glad to see you on Ruby's community pages! :) Welcome!"
In: Who is the Craftsman?
by: Beth Brubaker
"Love your analogys, Beth."
In: Who is the Craftsman?
by: Caryl McAdoo
"That's great to hear, Beth! It reminds me of one of my blankets..."
In: Resisting Temptaion
by: Sharmelle Olson
"Oh I finished that when she was two! It lasted a good 10..."
In: Resisting Temptaion
by: Beth Brubaker
"I am glad to hear that it is a healthy temptation lol. How's..."
In: Resisting Temptaion
by: Sharmelle Olson
"Hey Nina,Awesome! Looking forward to connecting with you soon, too!Shara :)"
In: Like A Child
by: Shara Bueler-Repka
"Hi Shara - thanks for sharing this blog post with us here in..."
In: Like A Child
by: Nina
"Thank you, Beth!"
In: Within My Heart ~ The Search For My Children Update…
by: Sharmelle Olson
"God is good! That is so awesome Sharmelle! :)"
In: Within My Heart ~ The Search For My Children Update…
by: Beth Brubaker
"Thanks Katy! :) I forget what God tells us to do sometimes- to..."
In: Unborn Christians
by: Beth Brubaker
"Thank you a great reminder! We have these opportunities every day to be..."
In: Unborn Christians
by: Katy Luce
"How exquisite! Appreciated the explanations of the rock flour - so interesting! We..."
In: MORAINE LAKE IN BANFF NATIONAL PARK, CANADA
by: Katy Luce
"I LOVE this! It's unique with a wonderful and unexpected ending!"
In: “Country Auction” by Cynthia Knisley
by: Katy Luce
"What do you like best about the season..."
In: Happy Autumn/Spring Equinox Questions
by: Sharmelle Olson
"Hello Beth, I am so sorry for you loss! This Blog "Get..."
In: Get Over It...NOT!
by: Sharmelle Olson
"This is magnificent!!! "Faith Is"... Will help guide me through my life right..."
In: Faith is.......................
by: Sharmelle Olson
"This is so magnificent, Shirley! Thank you for sharing this with us!"
In: YOU ARE LOVED
by: Sharmelle Olson
Write for RUBY magazine

Visit our submissions page on the RUBY blog for all the details, or contact us at editor@rubyforwomen.com

We would love to hear from you!

 

Read past issues of RUBY magazine
RubyMARCH2017

RubyFEBRUARY2017
Stop by the RUBY blog
RUBY Blog
Advertise with Ruby
RUBY'S Reading Corner
RubyApril2016

The next time you are ordering books from Amazon, please visit Ruby's Reading Corner! Every book purchased through Ruby's Reading Corner helps support the ministry of Ruby for Women, and it costs exactly the same for you.

Ruby’s Reading Corner features books by Ruby authors, as well as a wide-variety of inspirational books, family and parenting, holidays, gardening, Christian fiction, marriage and relationship advice, financial advice, and so much more.
"Lose Weight Get Fit" by Carol L. Doyel
Lose Weight
"Bring a Cowboy Home" by Gloria Doty
Bring a Cowboy Home

"Mission Possible: Spiritual Covering"

by Deborah L. McCarragher

Spiritually mismatched? There is help and hope in Deborah McCarragher's book, Mission Possible: Spiritual Covering, now available from

Ruby's Reading Corner.

This website is powered by Spruz

Live Support