Aolemba Jamir from Kohima, Nagaland, is doing his MDiv final year at SAIACS, Bangalore. He enjoys singing, nature, a good cup of coffee, and found a recent appreciation for reading.
This is based on one of the recurring subjects of the book of Ecclesiastes—the inevitability of death. The Qohelet (or the teacher) in the book emphasises upon the temporariness of life irrespective of who or what we are; death is universal as it is that which evens out things at the end. Yet, there is more that goes behind the scenes than just a meaningless existence.
This is a reflection from the book of Job based on the discourse that happens between Job and God, where God speaks out of the whirlwind. Job would have expected an explanation for the accusations and questions he raises about his suffering but God doesn’t justify Himself to Job, rather He declares His sovereignty and wisdom.