Work that is Fleeting

Ever feel frustrated over how all your work is done and then undone so quickly? Read on!


We dusted the house yesterday; enough grime has accumulated to write in it today.  We mopped the floor Saturday; today we have the Oregon trail down the hall.  We wiped the fingerprints off the windows and appliances after lunch; by bedtime it looks like a fog has descended.  It never ends, does it?  We can work and work to keep things clean at home.

Proverbs 23:5 says,  Wilt thou set thine eyes upon that which is not?  We try to grasp hold of things that are not lasting.  The verse goes on to say, that  riches certainly make themselves wings; they fly away as an eagle toward heaven. Riches fly away.  A clean house is fleeting also.  Beautiful clothes wear out.  A thin body wastes away eventually.  A gorgeous home can be swept away in a moment.  All these things can be gone in a moment.  We need…

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