Futility Lives Here

The myth of Sisyphus was a favorite of mine when we studied the mythology of the Greeks. If one recalls, Sisyphus is the man whose eternal punishment was to roll a huge boulder up a hill only to have it roll back down as he neared the summit.

The story is invoked when an illustration of futility is needed, for an apt one it is, at least from Sisyphus’ perspective.

No matter how many grains of morality we gather from hearing this myth, it is astounding that some of our actions and attitudes show that we are not immune from rolling our proverbial boulders up our own hills.

One such boulder which is defiantly and may I say proudly, continuously pushed up that hill, is the boulder of not taking God at His Word. That this is par for the course for people who for now, remain in the dark is of no surprise to anyone.

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