Category: America Written by Jim Denison
After the Deep Space Network picked up a carrier frequency from ISEE-3 in 2008, NASA considered reviving contact when it passes by the moon in August 2014, but concluded that the effort and money would not be worth it. Fans of the zombie spacecraft felt otherwise, and began raising money to bring it home. To date, almost $160,000 has been raised by nearly 2,240 donors.
Here's my question: once we bring the zombie spacecraft home, how will we talk to it?
Think about the ways technology has changed since 1978. Can you imagine using contemporary devices to operate your 36-year-old television? The craft was designed to use software that has been obsolete for decades. The best way to speak to it would be to enlist the engineer who designed it. He would be able to communicate with his creation in a way today's technology could not.
Is there a person in your life with whom you are struggling to relate? Know that the Lord made everyone you know. His omniscience enables him to understand every person's thoughts and motivations. He can speak to them in a way you cannot. So praying for your spouse or child or parent or colleague or adversary is in their best interest and yours.
Your Maker also knows your heart better than you do. He can lead your next decision and help you know what is in his will and for your good. But he can speak only to those who will listen.
Are you floating in spiritual space, or are you yielded to the commands of your Master today?