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November 16, 2006


shelah rote

This reminded me of a quote I found in that book "Heaven" by Randy Alcorn - he was quoting Ralph Waldo Emerson:

"If man would be alone,
let him look at the stars.
The rays that come from those heavenly worlds,
will separate between him
and what he touches.

One might think the atmosphere was made transparent with this design, to give man, in the heavenly bodies, the perpetual presence of the sublime.

Seen in the streets of cities, how great they are!

If the stars should appear one night in a thousand years, how would men believe and adore; and preserve for many generations the remembrance of the city of God which had been shown!

But every night come out these envoys of beauty,
and light the universe with their admonishing smile."

~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

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