Feeling a little Rushed Lately? – If you feel a little rushed lately you might be surprised at how fast you’re actually moving, even when you’re “Standing still.”
- The earth at this latitude of Washington DC is spinning at about 750 Miles an hour.
- But the spinning earth is also rotating around the Sun at approximately 67,000 miles an hour.
- And, the sun around which we move so fast is also rotating around the center of the Milky Way Galaxy at 558,000 miles per hour.
- And the whole universe is also spinning and moving outward at 1,339,200 miles per hour.
It’s dizzying to consider our speed and motion: A spinning earth rotating around a sun which is rotating around a galaxy which is rotating around a universe at millions of miles an hour. So if you think you’re standing still, think again. We are actually hurtling through space at dizzying speeds.
Look! The Lord advances like the clouds, his chariots come like a whirlwind, his horses are swifter than eagles. (Jer 4:13)
I will hasten and not delay to obey your commands O Lord. (Psalm 119:60 Heth)
Hurry! Go quickly! Don’t stop! (1 Sam 20:38)
God has told me to hurry. (2 Chron 35:21)