A Case of Schadenfreude?
Have you ever waded through a period of your life when everything seems to be going wrong? Or, have you watched friends or family members struggling through a painful, dark phase? Have you ever witnessed somebody having a hard time and heard, or even said yourself, the phrase "Wow, it sucks to be you?" If so, you may be suffering from the nasty affliction of "schadenfreude." Today, as I studied the twelfth chapter of Job, I believe I stumbled upon an ancient case of schadenfr