I saw this clip this morning and really thought it was brilliant and so true.
"There was a man all alone;
he had neither son nor brother.
There was no end to his toil,
yet his eyes were not content with his wealth.
"For whom am I toiling," he asked,
"and why am I depriving myself of enjoyment?" (Ecc. 4:8)
and allows us to provide for our families....
"A person can do nothing better than to eat and drink and find satisfaction in their own toil. This too, I see is from the hand of God. for without him, who can eat or find enjoyment?"
but if we work so hard, continuously, eventually we alienate everyone around us
and find ourselves with a lonely space in our hearts that work can't fill.
So, today - let us live in the moment we find ourselves in, let us be completely present with the people we are with, let's embrace this day.
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