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King Solomon was the third King in Isreal, he was made king while his father, King David Was still alive, no sooner he was made king than David died. God did bless Solomon with wisdom, knowledge and understanding. History reveals that no King before, during and after Solomon was as wise as him, he wrote at least three books that are parts of the Holy Bible. The book of Proverbs, Ecclesiastes and Song of Solomon are full of wisdom knowledge and understanding, they are all life impacting books.
Solomon's book of Proverbs is a collection both moral and religious teachings, Ecclesiastes contains the thoughts of philosopher which reflected deeply on how short and contradictory human life is, with it's mysterious injustices frustrations and concluded that life is vanity. While Song of Solomon contains series of love poems. Solomon said something in the book of Ecclesiastes that made me to think twice. He said, "Vanity of vanities, saith the Preacher, vanity of vanities, all is vanity." Ecclesiastes 1 : 2).
Whenever I ruminate on this Solomon's words of wisdom, I always think deeply and twice, because I perceive it truly that, life is indeed, vanity of vanities, all is vanity. Solomon said further that, " What profit hath a man of all his labour which he taketh under sun?" The best and major profit that a man can gain from all his labour under the sun, is to eat of his labour, not amassing wealth for the unborn children - children.
Now, from King Solomon's perception of life, we can deduce that, we must all see this life as vanity, mind you, when one was born, one didn't come with anything and by the time one will be saying bye-bye to this world, one will not go with anything, therefore, we must take life easy. Whatever you are doing or position you find yourself, make sure you positively impact other people's lives. Don't be selfish or self-centered, help the needy and the less privileged people in your society. Whatever you are doing, do it to the glory of God and to the service of humanity.
Please and please, always think about other people around you.
May God help you and I as we impact positively, other people's lives, in the name of Jesus Christ.
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