Monday, January 09, 2012

The End of the World Poem by Z.Love

"The Mayans! The Mayans!", We scream with a shout!
The world must be ending when their calendar’s out.

Chicken Little should've taught us this lesson in a story of old,
When you think the end is nearing, just wait and let reality take hold.

First research the facts, then verify them,
Because only a fool would believe on a whim.

So now let’s "get the skinny" from an expert or two,
Only to find that our gullible thinking was not based on a clue.

Archaeoastronomer Aveni says in 2012 the end will not come,
Why? Because the Mayans only kept past time with a hum!

This future concept - while normal to us - was beyond the Mayans to look,
More important to them was the farmer's almanac, found in their Dresden Codex book.

According to Aveni, the Mayans cared little about future predictions,
They were more interested in the ancestors and divine convictions.

So for the "lesson to be learned" so that the truth may be told,
This is just one of that grand ole stories we will share once we're old,

Rather than aimlessly worry about the end coming nigh',
Why not use this opportunity to get right with God?
He is the one referred to as the Lord Most High.

Handwerk, Brian. 2012: Six End-of-the-World Myths Debunked. National Geographic News.

*As referenced in the above poem, Anthony Aveni is an Archaeoastronomer.

As posted on his website, Dr. Aveni's biography:

"Anthony F. Aveni is the Russell B. Colgate Professor of Astronomy and Anthropology, serving appointments in both Departments of Physics and Astronomy and Sociology and Anthropology at Colgate University, where he has taught since 1963. Dr. Aveni helped develop the field of archaeoastronomy and now is considered one of the founders of Mesoamerican archaeoastronomy, in particular for his research in the astronomical history of the Maya Indians of ancient Mexico. Dr. Aveni is a lecturer, speaker, and editor/author of over two dozen books on ancient astronomy. Prof. Aveni has also lectured on astronomy related subjects on the Cunard & Crystal cruise lines."

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If you are truly concerned about the world ending in 2012, may I suggest that you seriously consider getting right in your relationship with God?

My articles series, Find Out Your Purpose in Life, will share how you can get on the right path to salvation so you can live the most fulfilling life possible. Start reading here.

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