There are moments when life makes sense. However, so much of what we experience can feel unexpected and undeserved. Suffering is all around us, and all of us will suffer personally at some point.
So what hope do we have when life is hard? Yes, we have to remember that God is on his throne and he’s in control. but, Solomon also reminds us that we have to be able to find joy in the simple pleasures of this life. Sometimes, the most spiritual thing we can do to endure a difficult season is have a good meal, spend time with people we love, put in a hard day of work, and thank God for the blessings he’s given us.
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