March 23, 2021



Dear Neighbor,

Does anything at all really matter? 
Ecclesiastes 1:3 (NASB)
What advantage does man have in all his work
Which he does under the sun?
I have labored for many years, at the bedside, and no matter how much I have labored, on the next shift, there is another person in the same condition as the one on the previous shift. I go to work, I come home, I rest and I do it all over again but to what avail? For many years I worked for my children but they have departed and gone there own way. I taught my children Christian ethics but they did not listen. I recovered persons from heart surgery only to see another in the same condition the next shift. I love running but I hate running on a treadmill; is not all of life a treadmill, running and not really going anywhere? I raised children and I took care of people in the hospital but will any of this work really matter in the end? What if I had no children? What if I never became a nurse? Would anything be different in a hundred years? In one hundred years all will be dead and no one living will remember us. Without a relationship with the eternal, life is fleeting and all is vain. Jesus said, John 14:6 (NASB) “I am the way, and the truth, and the life; no one comes to the Father but through Me.” In the end, the only relationship that truly matters is a right relationship with God because he is eternal; all that we have, all that we see and all that we do in this world is temporal!

Michael Peek, BSN, RN, MTS

Popular posts from this blog

The Three Aspects of Faith

What is the chief end of man?

March 19, 2021