In the words of Ralph Waldo Emerson, “Life is a journey, not a Destination” …
Well, to me it’s not “either/or” but “both/and”. Life is both a Journey, and a destination … and also a layover!
A journey God has granted me with family and friends, success and errors, trials and tribulations, to experience and learn from this world what is truly desirable and to share that with others.
A Life of destinations, goals, achievements and life events, a sprinkling of waypoints dotting a map from which I can correct course, set my sights, refresh my soul and resume the journey. An epic odyssey of a lifetime of adventures!
A layover in this world, created from the beginning “good” by God, temporarily marred with the sin of man, making the best of it, changing it for the better, repenting of my selfish ways, inviting the Holy Spirit of God to live in and through me before departing to eternity in which I (with the mercy and grace of Jesus Christ) behold the face of God in a renewed world we are truly destined for.
I am here for a short time, but it is enough time to do exactly what God wants from me. What does God want from me… for me to seek him, to know him, to love him and to serve him by loving others in this life, so I can be with him for eternity in the next life.