I just read the following words
over the door of a school~
"LIFE IS NOT A DRESS REHEARSAL".
And as I thought about it
Life actually is.
Think about it for a second
as Dress Rehearsal is defined as~
"Keep putting into practice all you learned and received from me—everything you heard from me and saw me doing. Then the GOD of peace will be with you" (Philippians 4:9)
And as a
"Blessed is a man who perseveres under trial; for once he has been approved, he will receive the crown of life which the LORD has promised to those who love HIM" (James 1:12)
Merriam~Webster defines it~
"the final rehearsal of a live show,
in which everything is done as it would be in a real performance"
So maybe, just maybe
"LIFE IS A DRESS REHEARSAL"
because there is so much more
beyond what our eyes can see
in the here and now
the here and now is not the
"But our citizenship is in heaven. And we eagerly await a SAVIOR from there, the LORD JESUS CHRIST, who, by the power that enables HIM to bring everything under HIS control, will transform our lowly bodies so that they will be like HIS glorious body" (Philippians 3:20-21)
Let's make this the best
Dress Rehearsal and
"...Let us run with perseverance the race marked out for us,
fixing our eyes on JESUS, the pioneer and perfecter of faith..." (Hebrews 12:1-2)
So we can
Enjoy the Real Show~
"I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith" (2 Timothy 2:7)
Watch his race~