Sometimes focusing on the little things causes us to forget the beauty in the whole picture.

There is little doubt that the night sky is one the most beautiful backdrops of creation. Filled with tiny points of light forming patterns and a beauty in its seemingly random design, the stars are breathtaking on a clear night far from the pollution of city lights that try to drown out their beauty. Their brilliance is only surpassed by the light of the moon, which is beautiful in its own way with its phases and the visible craters on its surface. The moon is lonely, but unique to our sky and one of a kind, however, it’s solitude is not depressing, it’s peaceful. Indeed, the moon is the most magnificent object in the night sky, easily outshining the stars in all their own glory, but no matter how bright it is, it is easily missed if our attention is focused on the stars. Continue reading