“What do mortals get from all the toil and strain
with which they toil under the sun?
For all their days are full of pain,
and their work is a vexation;
even at night their minds do not rest.”
Some of us are a bit reluctant to slow down. We know that when we do, we may notice something we are trying to avoid – a difficult conversation with a friend, an upcoming appointment with a doctor. Whatever it is, we usually do not want to face the reality that some things are beyond our control. We have no control over how a friend might react. We have no control over...