The ecclesiastical writer wrote in Proverbs 30: 18-19
There are three things that amaze me—
no, four things that I don’t understand.
how an eagle glides through the sky,
how a snake slithers on a rock,
how a ship navigates the ocean,
how a man loves a woman.
As I read that I realize there are thing that puzzle me also, and although I am not King Solomon nor any other noted sage, they are worth noting and wondering if they also puzzle you…
- How can a person look someone straight in the eye (as a person told me they could do) and tell a life changing lie?
- Why would anyone create a deadly virus that would be used to sicken the masses and be responsible for the death of so many people?
- What happens in a person’s brain that causes them to lose precious memories of past events and their loved ones?
- Why are people driving on a crowded highway determined to keep a person desperate to merge from doing so?
- Why are people so willing to take a human life, not a crime of passion or self-protection but the shedding of innocent blood?
- Why are we so quick to forget the kind deed of a person yet are so willing to recount every wrong they may have done, in detail, every time I talk to you?
- How can we forget our Creator, the God who gave us life, or Jesus Christ who died on a cross for the redemption of our sins?
I couldn’t solve King Solomon’s puzzle and I can’t solve mine. What I do know is that whether or not you believe it, God created us all, Jesus came to save us from our sins, and He is coming back to receive us where we will live with Him for eternity. I have seen a glimpse of eternity and I am happy to live here and continue to work until the *silver cord is snapped and the golden bowl is broken. Selah