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But though God has planted eternity in the hearts of men, even so, many cannot see the whole scope of God’s work from beginning to end. So I conclude that, first, there is nothing better for a man than to be happy and to enjoy himself as long as he can; and second, that he should eat and drink and enjoy the fruits of his labors, for these are gifts from God.

Ecclesiastes 3: 11-13 (Living Bible)

As we look back on our life, it is so important to reflect on if we have enjoyed life, to smile with friends and family members, to enjoy nature and all its beauty, and to see that these are all gifts from God. Our life is filled with many trials and challenges, and we should step back from time to time, and smell the roses, as life is like a vapor, we are here today, and gone tomorrow. Life is to be cherished, and living life with passion and purity, and with a joy unspeakable.

I look back now, at age 54, and see that I have not enjoyed life to the fullest. I was always fearful of doing something wrong, with God’s wrath not far behind. I want my daughter Grace to always remember to enjoy life, be thankful for everything you have, count your blessings, and always give back to your community, and to other people who need help. Recharge your batteries by giving yourself time to rest, time to play, and time to enjoy the playground that God has bestowed to us! God is a good God!

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