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Does Everything Happen for a Reason?

The rain falls and the sun shines.  Plant the seeds, pull the weeds, reap a harvest.  Don't plant the seeds, there is no need to pull the weeds and reap no harvest.

What is the reason that things happen?  Is life a predetermined course?  Does God micromanage the affairs of earth and its people? There are people that say everything happens for a reason, it is a cliche.  

Other people take a different approach to the philosophy of life. The fact is not everything in life will turn out the way we plan or want it to.  Why would someone think that God would have his hand in making one person's life better than another's? 

I have noticed in exploring this subject there will be contradictions and questions on all sides of the equation of life.  Isn't that the purpose though, to have faith and act the best we can and enjoy the journey?

The scriptures indicate and I believe that God sends us to earth at times that are pre-appointed. He also holds power over the duration of our life…