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A Lesson On Keeping Things in Perspective

Thursday, November 12, 2009

Hello dear Spark Friends,

I meant to post this blog yesterday, however just as I finished and hit the post blog button guess what happened? I got a response that Spark was down and under maintenace and so the whole kitten kaboodle was lost. My blood pressure went up a bit, (I felt it.. yes I did!) but then I reflected on the situation and thought maybe I better keep things in perspective! Take a look at the following images and you will get the idea. Enjoy!

The following photo was taken from the Hubble Telescope and is "deep space". This is just one tiny area of the sky. There are billions and billions of galaxys out there. I can't even really get my head around this,,, and it certainly points out that the trivial ups and downs we experience in our lives are not going to rock the universe.

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    That is something I always tried to show my 4th graders, but it is an unbelievable concept that we are really so small in the grand scheme of things.
    3960 days ago
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    ...and in the grand scheme of life...this ain't nuthin!

    Thanks for sharing and putting this all into perspective.

    3963 days ago
    So true!

    Thanks for the reminder.
    3964 days ago
    very good point! thanks for sharing!
    3964 days ago
    THAT IS SO PERFECT!! THANKS emoticon emoticon
    3964 days ago
    I loved this! It rings true for everything there is that has to do with life. It makes me think that anything negative that comes my way, I should just say to myself, "this too shall pass", and move on.
    3964 days ago
    Thanks for sharing--I needed that. It's been a tought few days with everything seemingly going wrong, and it helps to reflect on just how small our problems are in the larger scheme of the universe.
    3964 days ago
    How true this is! Thanks for sharing
    3964 days ago
    wow ... i love that!!!!! thanks so much for taking the time to share it!!!
    3964 days ago
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