Ecclesiastes for Everyday: Day 3

From the Still Point

shutterstock_138466490There is nothing new under the sun.
10 Is there a thing of which it is said,
“See, this is new”?
It has already been,
in the ages before us.
11 The people of long ago are not remembered,
nor will there be any remembrance
of people yet to come
by those who come after them.
12 I, the Qohelet, have been king over Israel in Jerusalem, 13 applied my mind to seek and to search out by wisdom all that is done under heaven; it is an unhappy business that God has given to human beings to be busy with. 14 I saw all the deeds that are done under the sun; and see, all is mere breath and an attempt to herd the wind.
15 What is crooked cannot be made straight,
and what is lacking cannot be counted.

Someone once said that the baby boomers (my generation)…

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