Tuesday’s Column: Dale Mail
How many blades of grass are there?
According to one study, there are approximately 418,000,000 blades of grass for every person on the planet.
How many fish are in the sea?
Scientist admit that it’s nearly impossible to know the answer to this question but that hasn’t stopped several educated guesses. One study estimated around 3,500,000,000,000 as their total.
How many cars are there in the world?
There are around 1.446 billion cars total. America has approximately 350 million vehicles and Antarctica has about 50.
Psalm 90.12 states, “So teach us to number our days so that we might apply our hearts to wisdom.”
This verse has nothing to do with the actual length of our individual lives but it does deal with the human perspective of time. Nobody can accurately determine how many days or years they’ll be around for. That’s not for us to know and something we don’t have to concern ourselves with. This Psalm seems to point us all in a different direction. Instead of trying to count how many days we have left, we should view each day as our last. Here we see the connection between time management and our spiritual lives. Since we can’t know the exact day of our death, our time is best spent chasing His wisdom and the application of it. We’re essentially asking God to teach us to view our mortal lives the way He does and that only happens when we dedicate our ways to His words.