Settling Moon on the Taunton River, Sullivan, Maine
Early morning on the river’s shore,
Listening to the flowing, rippling water
Watching the rising sun and settling moon
in an expanding universe
Sipping a cup of coffee….
Then intruding thoughts…Life!
Meaningless or purposeful?
Insignificant or valued?
The search for truth…
History? Science? Philosophy? Religion?
Same goals? Cohesive?
Or clashing, exclusive ideologies
defended with stubborn arrogance and willful blindness?
Evidence… historical, scientific, experiential, revelatory.
O LORD, our Lord, your majestic name fills the earth! Your glory is higher than the heavens.
You have taught children and infants to tell of your strength, silencing your enemies and all who oppose you. When I look at the night sky and see the work of your fingers— the moon and the stars you set in place— what are people that you should think about them, mere mortals that you should care for them?
Yet you made them only a little lower than God and crowned them with glory and honor. (Psalm 8:1-9 (NLT2)