One of my original blog goals was, and still should be, enjoyment. Yes, it’s actually A-OK with God that we enjoy our lives. In fact we can and should have things in this life that we enjoy and are even passionate about.
Just ask King Solomon. 🤴
King Solomon was a man with great wisdom, a gift that he asked God for and received. He was a very observant and thought-filled King. He noticed that life is short and that unfair things happen: bad things happen to good people and good things happen to bad people …. So he made a decision. 🤔
So I decided it was more important to enjoy life. The best that people can do here on earth is to eat, drink, and enjoy life, because these joys will help them do the hard work God gives them here on earth.—Ecclesiastes 8:15
When I started taking antidepressants one of the things that I was told to do was start doing the things that I used to enjoy. This isn’t easy when you’re experiencing apathy. It takes a whole lot of push when that passion isn’t there. It can also take a long time for antidepressants to start helping you regain any interest. You may find it difficult to believe that you can ever regain that enjoyment and passion once again.
While I still have some uphill challenges, I’m in a much better place than I was and I’ve set in motion projects that I’m trying to work on to reignite those passions.
One thing I’ve always enjoyed is bettering my home by upcycling things I’ve been given or I find. When things have worn-down or have broken I enjoy finding a solution to give them a bit of a face lift and a new life.
Our Father God is a fixer-upper as well. He takes our broken lives and broken relationship with Him and makes us a new creation through His Son Jesus Christ.
Therefore if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation. The old has passed away. Behold, the new has come!–2 Corinthians 5:17
What do you like to do for enjoyment?