In The Fall – Why Do We Feel Empty
What will we see if our life flashes before our eyes when we are about to die? A rich and meaningful life, or just a boring and helpless one? Many people must have considered this question. When the man in this short film is in the fall, the best bits of his entire life quickly flashes before his eyes: From the happy childhood to entering the workforce, his smile gradually disappears and at last only pain and cry left. Every day he is chained to a desk, feeling more and more decadent, but still cannot escape such destiny. After seeing all his best bits, he smokes a cigarette at ease, feeling that it is such a relief to die.
This short film struck me deeply. If the best bits of my entire life really flashes before my eyes in my last moments, I may share the same life as the man in this short film, keeping on the go but feeling lost, outwardly rich but inwardly empty, with no idea about what I should live for. It is reported that some famous people are rich and powerful, living in plenty but feeling very empty inside, without real reliance; some of them even commit suicide. Even Solomon, the king of wisdom, felt that all he possessed were vanity before he died. So what’s going on here?
Until one day I saw God’s words saying: “Mankind, who left the supply of life from the Almighty, does not know why they exist, and yet fears death. There is no support, no help, but mankind is still reluctant to close their eyes, braving it all, drags out an ignoble existence in this world in bodies without the consciousness of souls. You live like such, with no hope; he exists like such, with no aim. There is only the Holy One in the legend who will come to save those who moan in suffering and long desperately for His arrival. This belief cannot be realized so far in the people who are unconscious. However, the people still yearn for it so.” “You have lost everything that should have belonged to you and everything that the Almighty bestowed upon you. You have entered an endless sea of bitterness, with no strength of a rescue, no hope of survival, left only to struggle and to bustle about…. From that moment, you are doomed to be afflicted by the evil one, kept far away from the blessings of the Almighty, out of reach of the provisions of the Almighty, and you embark on a road of no return. A million calls can hardly rouse your heart and your spirit. You sleep deeply in the hands of the evil one, who has lured you into the boundless realm, with no direction, with no road signs.”
From God’s words I understood that the real reason was just because without the provision of life from God, we have lived under the domain of Satan, and been forced to adapt to the rules of life of this world, rushing about for fame and fortune, for material abundance and making a living. But even if we get everything, we are content just for one moment and with more feelings of emptiness lingering in our heart. After knowing the root of the problem, I understoodfor the salvation of man from His words. In fact, God has always waiting for us to turn back, so that our spirits can come to life and obtain the provision of life from His words, then we can free ourselves from the helpless and empty life. Just as God’s words say: “He desires to seek, seek your heart and your spirit. He wants to bring you food and water and to awaken you, so you are no longer thirsty, no longer hungry. When you are weary and when you begin to feel the desolation of this world, do not be perplexed, do not cry. Almighty God, the Watcher, will embrace your arrival any time. He is watching by your side, waiting for you to turn back. He is waiting for the day your memory suddenly recovers: becoming conscious of the fact that you came from God, somehow and somewhere once lost, falling unconscious on the roadside, and then, unknowingly having a father. You further realize that the Almighty has been watching there, awaiting your return all along. He longs bitterly, waiting for a response without an answer. His watching is priceless and is for the heart and the spirit of humans. Perhaps this watching is indefinite, and perhaps this watching is at its end. But you should know exactly where your heart and spirit are now.”
As a matter of fact, God is always caring for us day and night, ruling our fate. Only He knows most about what we need and lack. If we can obey His orchestration and arrangements, our life will surely be more beautiful and meaningful. Let’s take a look at how brothers and sisters experience God’s word and see His deeds. Recommended for you: I’m Willing to Let God Rule Over My Life. May we all can find the value and meaning of our life.