Without the darkness, we cannot see the light. Does this affect how we understand God?
When I see the heavens, the work of your hands,
the moon and the stars which you arranged,
what is man that you should keep him in mind,
mortal man that you care for him?
These words of the psalmist capture the wonder and awe that the night sky inspires in us. But this natural way to contemplate God’s immensity and our littleness is handicapped when we can no longer see the heavens at all.
Zoe Romanowsky is lifestyle editor and video curator for Aleteia.
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