Few, I mean very few people know that relativity is a passion of mine. Einstein's general theory of relativity is profoundly fascinating to me. Relativity speaks to me, literally I feel as though when I read and think deeply on it's principles and implications I am drawn towards it, as if it were the heavens calling to me.
The term 'relativity' refers to time and space. Galileo and Newton were both convinced that time was an absolute entity and so was space; both believed that the absolute nature of time and space dictated the moving systems of the universe. Einstein (and others) have developed "theories" that express the idea that time and space are not absolutes, but rather... yes, you guessed it relative by velocity, meaning if something is going slow time and space respond in a particular manner and if something is going fast, like speed-of-light fast time and space respond differently. This difference has an affect on time.
We have all had to work on developing patience while exhibiting galactic amounts of faith. God's timing is everything, which sucks, unless you're God, then it's probably super awesome.
Scripture's teach us two new principles of time.
- God does not experience time, there is no time.
- The farther away Earth is from God the slower time goes, the closer the earth is to God the less relevant time becomes, until time ceases to exists.