“I am the Alpha and the Omega—the beginning and the end,” says the Lord God. “I am the one who is, who always was, and who is still to come—the Almighty One.”
Today is March 14, or 3.14, which happens to be the first three digit of Pi. Matthew Hutson recently wrote a sidebar article in Wired Magazine that tells a few “SmartThings about Pi”; “Pi contains everything. Pi is non-repeating and also thought to be ‘normal’ – that is, 0, through 9 seem to occur in equal proportion among its digits. If that’s true, any series of digits can be found somewhere in pi; since it’s infinite, they’ll eventually show up by chance alone. Convert Lord of the Rings or the entire Simpsons oeuvre into a code and look at the raw numerals. They’ll appear in Pi, in that order somewhere”. What does this tell us? Well for one, there always is a rhyme and reason for everything and that in our businesses we should look for the patterns that can be recognized and either positively duplicated or actively revised to make better. Nothing is by chance and if we are engaged and paying attention we will see that these patterns are there for us.
Oh by the way, Albert Einstein’s birthday is Pi Day. He was born on March 14, 1879. A smart day for him to be born. 🙂
If Pi contains everything and God created everything including the recognition and definition of Pi, then we can today on Pi Day, praise our God for the world of everything that He created for us and for the patterns that can depend on that we use to mark time, seasons and recognize change. We can also praise and thank Him for being even greater and giving us more than the day or life of Pi (pun intended), by proving to us each day that He is awesome, great, and infinite in His love and grace given to us. I like to every now and then look to the stars and reflect on all that He has created and all that He has given me in the midst of everything else. He is a magnificent and tremendous God! On this day of Pi, what pattern will you recreate or create that will be sure and bring ultimate glory to God?
Reference: Revelation 1:8 (New Living Translation0