A reporter once asked a couple how they had managed to stay married 65 years. The woman replied, “We were born in a time when if something was broken, we would fix it, not throw it away.”
Solomon shares wise counsel about certain things being better than others.
The verses in Ecclesiastes 7:15-29 help us see the practical usefulness of wisdom and how to fit it into everyday life.
Ecclesiastes 7:1 says the day of one’s death is better than the day of one’s birth. If you’re a believer you view death as the ultimate deliverance from the pain and struggles of this world.