There’s an article in the Wall Street Journal today about an asteroid coming within 200,000 miles of the Earth at 6:38 p.m. CST tonight. The closest an asteroid has come to colloiding with our planet in 37 years.

It reminds me of a story many of us have heard before that helps us keep our lives in perspective….

Here we are, living on a medium-sized rock in space, spinning at thousands of mile per hour on its axis, orbiting a constantly exploding star.

In this context, how can we worry too much about making a mistake, what others think or whether we have the courage to do what is deeply meaningful to others and satisfying to ourselves?  

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