Take a moment today to consider something, with all our advancements, our perceived ideas of what power and privilege look like, what great wealth allow us to become. what our petty arguments and disagreements, which in most cases separate us from each other. What our constant struggles to be better than others as far as our status in life. Our propensity to do harm to each other, either for personal gain, lack of caring and compassion, or our personal bias towards each other. take the time to consider, in the larger reality, we are less than a single grain of sand on the beach that is the universe. In the greater sum of the universe, our time on this plant does not constitute less than a Nanosecond in the larger epoch of time that the universe exists in. And when we depart this planet, our existence will have not caused any significant ripples within the pool of time as compared to the universe. The point being, that while insignificant to the universe, we can become significant to each other’s journey in the universe if we only take time we can affect the universe of others whose reality does not extend beyond the situations they find themselves in. Those who do not have the luxury of dreaming, or the hope of a life better than endless struggling or oppression.
No, we cannot affect the universe in any significant manor in the larger sense, but we can affect the universe of others now, regardless of what side of the isle you maybe from, regardless of what you profess to believe in, regardless of what our personal views are. As a whole, we in our humanity can affect the universes of those whom we share this planet with.
Pastor Lisa Chachula