Solomon had been in the pits. Having engaged in numerous projects, pleasures, and pursuits, none of which yielded any lasting satisfaction, the man floundered. Life seemed terribly boring…until he caught a brief glimpse of purpose in it all. That occurred when he mentally slipped above the sun, beyond the earth, and caught a ray of hope from God’s vantage point. He momentarily entertained a few thoughts with the Lord God in focus. This interlude, though brief and rare, brought into perspective several things Solomon had missed in his search for purpose and direction in life.