Wednesday, May 16, 2012
On a clear night, you and I can see some portions of the Milky Way, but what if a view of sparkling stars occurred only once every thousand years? Ralph Waldo Emerson wrote of how then “men [would] believe and adore; and preserve for many generations the remembrance of the city of God which had been shown!” (“Nature,” in
The Complete Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson,
centenary edition , 7).
Posted by the quiet murmur of gentle things at 5:46 PM