I can’t remember the last time I experienced a season of life that demanded as many decisions as this one. Local and national government elections compelled decisive action. Families have been choosing (from less-than-ideal options) how their children should be educated during a pandemic. Some people are considering new job opportunities; others are struggling to develop new budgets with less income. Many are facing difficult tensions in close relationships. The decisions have been relentless, and I have felt desperate for discernment. At the beginning of 2020, I had not planned to read through the book of Ecclesiastes at this time,…