You don't know me, and perhaps you never will. But in my heart I am certain that we have at least one thing in common. We have the same Creator.
A few weeks shy of six years ago, an American Satellite was launched your way. I remember it well, and decided to observe and track the success of the mission. You are very huge; *1300 earths will fit inside of you? Unbelievable! And you are also a very great distance from me.** It's amazing that it took nearly five years to reach you, even going 30,000 mph. We are receiving info and photos of you, and in a few months the space craft will crash into you.
Last week I heard that you had a storm the size of which was bigger than earth itself. How awesome! We are trying to get to know more about you. I recall learning about you in grade school many years ago. I learned that you were one of the nine planets in our solar system; but I did not realize or remember that you were so large until a few years ago.
Jupiter, I think it's great getting to know more about a big brother or created one like yourself. As I understand it, you are presently being encircled, and more pictures are arriving all the time. Can I share something with you? So many stars and objects out there in the universe are falling and often crashing into each other. It appears everything out there is in constant motion, and over time, they burn up. Some have crashed into earth; and I personally saw a big crater in Arizona nearly forty years ago. At some point, everything and everybody comes to an end.
Here's what I'm thinking. I have a Biblical world view about the creator and as a human, I expect my body to die and decay. My faith in Christ compels me to believe that my spirit will never die. Long story short, since God has made our universe so vast and measureless, I have often wondered if some of our time in eternity will be spent exploring the universe.
Jupiter, you may recall that I stated earlier that perhaps you and I will never meet. However, If for some reason this idea of mine proves true, I should expect to request a visit with you. Until then, I shall continue enjoying the beautiful pictures of you.
07232017cjPS; *Wikipedia:1.4313×1015 km3[b]1,321 Earths; **Space.com: Ranges from 365 to 601 million miles
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