Ecclesiastes 4:6

Ecclesiastes 4:6

Better one handful with tranquillity than two handfuls with toil and chasing after the wind.


Lord, I don’t know when I started believing the lie that more is better. More things consumes my time. More activities take me away from those closest to me—and away from time with you. More desires fill me with longing instead of thankfulness, yet even when I receive what I think I want, it leaves me with emptiness inside. Today, Lord, I choose to be thankful with my one handful. It is enough. Fill my heart with gratitude and remind me of the futility of chasing after the wind.

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  1. Carol Hall says:

    I just finished reading “To Have and to Hold”. One of the best of the entire series of which I’ve read them all. It was because of this series that my son and I visited Sugarcreek last Fall! Now when things are mentioned in the book I know what is being talked about. The big Coo coo clock being one of them. And too we ate at the Dutch Valley Inn’

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