With Myself. With God. With Everything.

With Myself. With God. With Everything.

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Words from an astronaut that has discovered the "truth" about the Universe.
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Words from an astronaut that has discovered the "truth" about the Universe.

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Submitted: February 25, 2017

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Submitted: February 25, 2017

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I am going to die, and I’ve accepted that fact.

I’m not afraid.

 

Looking down on the Earth from way up here gives you such a strange and euphoric perspective.

We’re so insignificant.

We’re tiny little dots compared to the size of our galaxy.

Compared to the size of our ever expanding Universe.

 

Yet, we’re so significant.

As humans, we have an effect on everything.

Everything we do causes something else to happen, which in turn causes something else to happen.

This goes on and on, forever and ever.

 

A butterfly simply flapping its wings can cause a hurricane to happen somewhere across the country.

That’s where the effect gets its name.

The Butterfly Effect.

 

So yes, we are both significant and insignificant at the same time.

Our quarrels are insignificant.

Fighting and killing others because they don’t believe what we do, and vice versa, is truly pitiful.

 

But it happens.

And it always will.

As long as humans exist, futile wars will as well.

As long as humans exist, hate and anger will as well.

 

I don’t mean to sound cynical.

But it’s just the way it is.

And I’ve accepted that fact.

And I’m no longer afraid.

 

Looking down on the Earth from way up here, it’s indescribable.

The emotions are indescribable.

Euphoria.

Complete surrender.

 

I’m floating through space, but not in a vessel.

The vessel has left me, just as I will soon leave the vessel known as my body.


 

I just wish I realized this earlier.

I wish that it didn’t take this for me to realize the truth.

But it doesn’t matter now.

What’s done is done, and what is to happen is to happen.

 

The Earth is getting smaller now as I float farther away.

But it’s okay.

I’m okay.

 

I’ve made peace with everything.

With myself.

With God.

With everything.

 

I don’t mean God in the way that you think.

I don’t mean God as in the one from the Bible or the Quran.

I mean the God as in the Universe.

 

I have made peace with the Universe.

What that means, I do not know exactly.

But I can feel it.

 

I’m so happy.

Even as I float off into complete darkness.

Even as I float off into the unknown.

Even as I float off into the deep cavern of space.

I’m so happy.

 

I do not know what will happen after I die.

And I do not care.

I accept with open arms whatever will happen, for I cannot fight it.

Fighting it would be futile.

 

So if there is life after death, then there is life after death.

If there is nothing but complete darkness, then there is nothing but complete darkness.

I am just a tiny dot, a tiny speck, compared to the Universe.

I have no say in what happens after I leave this existence.

 

What I do know, is that I am at peace with everything.

With Myself.

With God.

With Everything.

 

With that being said, I wish you all,

Goodbye


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