It is Jesus' intention that we enjoy life to the fullest (John 10:10), but often times, this is prevented by a sense of 'tunnel vision'. Many of us buy into the idea that if we can just achieve/obtain this ONE thing, we'll finally be satisfied. Internally, we say, "once ___ finally happens, THEN I will be happy." With this mindset, we don't truly enjoy life, our loved-ones, or even our walk with Christ; all because our vision is shrouded by what we don't have yet. All the while, life is passing us by.
King Solomon was a great man, indeed! In his lifetime, he achieved leadership (king of Israel), he was the wisest king to ever live, was very wealthy and had many women (700 wives and 300 concubines). But after attaining all of this, Solomon concluded that it is "vanity" and "chasing after the wind" (Ecclesiastes 1).
True fulfillment is found in Jesus Christ alone. "We are complete in Him" (Colossians 2:10). In His presence there is fullness of joy; at His right hand are pleasures forevermore (Psalm 16:11). We must learn to rest in the fact that the LORD is our enoughness, remember that He has great things in store for us (Jeremiah 29:11) and lastly, we must simply... STOP STRESSIN'. "Delight yourself in the LORD and He will give you the desires of your heart" (Psalm 37:4). In His timing, He is orchestrating all things for His glory and for our good. So live!
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