Daily thankfulness is good for the soul.
Sparkling stars in the night sky fill me with awe. I am taken by their beauty and their consistency, and mesmerized by their existence. They make me appreciate the beauty in their simplicity and make me ponder their location and their power.
A powerfully moving song in Les Miserables describes the wonder of stars:
In your multitudes
Scarce to be counted
Filling the darkness
With order and light
You are the sentinels
Silent and sure
Keeping watch in the night.
The well-known children’s song also expresses my fascination with stars:
Twinkle, twinkle, little star. How I wonder what you are. Up above the world so high, like a diamond in the sky.
So many, so mighty, so consistent, so comforting.
I am so thankful.