Bitter in soul

Of brighter days

Why is light given to him who is in misery, and life to the bitter in soul, who long for death, but it comes not, and dig for it more than for hidden treasures, who rejoice exceedingly and are glad when they find the grave?

Why is light given to a man whose way is hidden, whom God has hedged in?

For my sighing comes instead of my bread, and my groanings are poured out like water.

For the thing that I fear comes upon me, and what I dread befalls me.

I am not at ease, nor am I quiet; I have no rest, but trouble comes.

‭‭- Job‬ ‭3:20-26‬



  1. […] More recently, we had an unfortunate conversation about cremation versus burial, to finalise some details in the will. She starts tearing up, and after a few minutes in-between her sobs, “I want to die with mum.” Sometimes, I feel the same way. […]


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