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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 schadenfreude. The following is an excerpt from my Bible study work-in-progress, "Job: Shlobberknockered by Suffering:"

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“A Case of Schadenfreude?”