Gateway Friends -
We're five days away from the highly anticipated, historical total solar eclipse that will forever change our lives and future. Not really! Is it just me, or does it seem like Salem is overreacting? The entire town is shutting down for a two minute and 40 second experience. I don't remember the eclipse of 1973 being that earth shattering? Salem is sure making the eclipse of 2017 the biggest news on the planet. However you plan on witnessing this encounter, just remember who created the moon, sun, stars, galaxies, planets, and solar system. The eclipse may be groovy-cool, but ultimately, the Almighty Creator of the Universe is the Great One. As you watch the sky go dark and look into the heavens, don't forget to wear your solar approved viewing glasswear. More importantly, don't forget to give all glory and praise to our Heavenly Father. The same Father that created the sun & moon, created you & me. (Psalm 139)
What if you and your friends and family paused for two minutes and 40 seconds following the eclipse, to pray and give thanks to God? That's what I plan on doing.