Saturday night I happened to stroll outside and look up, as if being called, and the vista took my breath away. So impressed with what I saw, I had to bring my kids who are home with me out to take a look. For a few moments the three of us, with heads tilted back, spun around taking in as much of the domed landscape as possible. A innumerable amount of stars and the creamy splash of more star light within the clearly visible Milky Way band. Oh so beautiful. What was seen and unseen sparked brief conversation and lingering thoughts for each of us.
When one really looks up and takes in the vista of a star filled night sky wonderment can not help but enter the conscious and subconscious mind. And, those thoughts usually can be peeled back to a sense of significance or insignificance depending on which course they take.
With gratitude and hope I take the course of significance. Significance in that I have been sent to this earthly realm not to merely muddle my way though alone but thought woven connectedness to experience this divine journey, a journey which is only a part of a greater whole, an eternal journey...so much thought, so many reminders, so many questions, all brought anew with one look upwards to the heavens...and mixed in is a sense of longing, a homesickness, a peek at the tapestry of life...
So our perspective has shifted, changed a bit, our view expanded and larger, as the Big Dipper, which was amazingly huge last night.
There is a restlessness deep within my bones and I'm being called. Do I follow the course of significance in the call and the restlessness or pass it off as insignificant? Tonight, I shall allow the stars to pull me outside again knowing it is also a pull inside to wonder and weave, to question and know...
Can you hear the stars calling you outside too?
Is it time to recognize the significance of a restlessness inside of you?
I invite to follow the pull.