After a couple of weeks, we pick up where Solomon left off. He’s in search for the meaning to life. His next quest for purpose leads him down the road we coin as “PARTYING”. Or, as Ricky Martin would say, “Livin’ La Vida Loca”. Solomon assumed that purpose must be found at the bottom of the bottle or being the life of the party.
He comments in Ecclesiastes 2, “I thought in my heart, ‘Come now, I will test you with pleasure to find out what is good’…I tried cheering myself with wine, and embracing folly—my mind still guiding me with wisdom. I wanted to see what was worthwhile for men to do under heaven during the few days of their lives.” (more…)