For the love of starry nights

I know this is kind of corny, but one of my favorite things to do is lie out in the middle of a field in the dead of night and look up at the stars.

It’s an amazing sight. It’s something everyone should do. Take a moment and just walk outside and see something that will just put you in awe.

Imagine all those stars, so far away. All those places to see. All that vast distance between us and them. All the fury. All the solitude. It’s a big universe out there and we can barely walk.

When I’m out there in the field, I look up into the cosmos and just start thanking god for everything I can think of, no matter how silly or serious. Love. Life. My job. Sneakers. Sparrows. Paintbrushes. Ceiling fans. Pebbles. Mice. Skyscrapers. Dirt roads. Comic books.

I could go on and on, just saying “Thank you, God for …”


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