Vanities.

Something to think about.

Vanities.

Vanity of vanities, saith the Preacher, vanity of vanities; all is vanity. Ecclesiastes 1:2

All of our efforts everything we strive for is a pointless, meaningless exercise without Christ. All of our altruistic pursuits will end up in the empty hole of nothingness.

If this life is all there is, then legacy is meaningless, and accomplishments are temporal at best. If the momentary is all there is,  life is pointless without purpose. Without something more than our current existence life is no more than vanity. If vanity is all there is, then all we strive for is in vain. Life is then a pointless cycle of self-gratification, disappointment, self-gratification, disappointment, again and again, and again.

God is the only thing that breaks the cycle of hopelessness and pointlessness. God is the only thing that gives life meaning. God is the answer to vanity.

 

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About Ruben

I am the owner of a custom furniture shop in Orlando, Florida. I had a heart attack back in 2010. As a result of complications from the heart attack I almost died . The road to recovery took about eighteen months and even now I still have issues to deal with. As a result of almost dying many things have changed. Most notably my concept of time. By that I mean that I am acutely aware of my mortality, not morbidly but realistically. Before the heart attack I thought I would make it to 70's, 80'S or as my mother into 90's but now I realize everyday is a gift. I don't take it for granted. That is why I write I have something to say and I want to say it, before I can't say it anymore.
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