67,000 miles per hour

As we travel in orbit around the sun at about 67,000 miles per hour, while spinning at 24,000 mph (at the equator), it’s almost too complex to comprehend how this amazing planet works. Just spend some time at the ocean, or on the top of a 14,000 foot mountain, or a day watching the diversity of animals at the zoo, and most will agree that we live on an awe-inspiring globe. I think that is one reason why most people on the planet today believe in God, or, as some would say, “a Higher Power.” The way my mother tells the story, she heard my whimpers, rushed into the bedroom and saw my tiny hand touching live electrical wires plugged into an outlet near the crib and grabbed me to release my body from the shocking current.

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