I look at the Bible not as a story referring to person, place and thing hundreds of years ago, but as if it is only written for me, here and now:
(16) Moreover I saw under the sun:
In the place of judgment,
Wickedness was there;
And in the place of righteousness,
Iniquity was there. (17) I said in my heart,
“God shall judge the righteous and the wicked,
For there is a time there for every purpose and for every work.”
Do I really understand the words I am reading?
Judgment, wickedness, righteousness, iniquity, heart, God, time, purpose, work...
How do I relate to all of this?
In our daily routines we succeed because we rely on our mental grooves, but once in a while it is good to step out into the vastness of “I don’t know”. Not in a dismissive way, but open, receptive, unburdened…