says the Teacher.
Everything is meaningless.”
What do people gain from all their labours
at which they toil under the sun?
Generations come and generations go,
but the earth remains forever.
The sun rises and the sun sets,
and hurries back to where it rises.
... wisdom from the old testament I continually return to ... as issues come, go, return, get worse or better. One develops experience, trouble is that experience gives you the ability to see things often as they are.
Funny to watch things that play out and wonder if one should intervene, advise or to let those involved become more experienced. Sounds tough and unsympathetic, maybe, or the chances are that
All things are wearisome,
more than one can say.
The eye never has enough of seeing,
nor the ear its fill of hearing.
What has been will be again,
what has been done will be done again;
there is nothing new under the sun.
Sorta goes on doesn't it?
As you observe the bull and bluster, you have to think what is worth pursuing and what isn't.
Less than you think.