Sometimes the only sense you can make out of life is a sense of humour.
To make sense of something
To understand something that is complicated or difficult.
I can’t make sense of these calculations.
Sense: The ability to understand or judge something. Some very common expressions are –
A sense of humour (= the ability to find things funny or make people laugh).
A (good) sense of direction (= the ability to find the way to a place easily).
A sense of rhythm (= the ability to move in time to a fixed beat).
A sense of timing (= the skill of doing something at exactly the right time).
Dress sense (= to know which clothes look attractive).
Road sense (= the ability to drive or walk carefully and safely through traffic).
Common sense (= the ability to make good judgments and behave in a practical and sensible way).
Referência: “Gems of Wisdom – Inspirational Messages to Enhance the Quality of Your Life and Improve Your English” de Jack Scholes – Disal Editora, 2007. Leia a resenha. Adquira seu exemplar na Disal ou no Submarino.