a twinkle in God’s eye

When Apollo 8 became the first manned voyage to orbit the moon in 1968, the crew were the first human beings to see planet earth from the other side of the moon.

American astronaut William Anders was the cameraman on that mission, and this is what he saw:

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Just think, on this tiny disc, or on the reverse side, is where you were born, grew up, fell in love, breathe, eat, see sunsets, play, work, dream and die. Indeed it’s where you are now as you look at this page.

I reckon we are no more than a twinkle in God’s eye, whoever or whatever God may be.

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