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The Small Magellanic Galaxy from NASA’s Image Library (copyright free) Yes, study astrology, astronomy, and all other sciences which lead far beyond our small home planet. But let us not lose the wonderment and sense of awe which has been a part of humankind’s soul since we raised our eyes from the ground on which …

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Looking at the above photo, are you feeling claustrophobic? Or unhappy at all those books and not enough time to read them? Maybe your own home looks like a microcosm of that glorious library. Or you have a minimalism mindset and three books, total, in the house. To paraphrase Dr. Seuss, “Today you are you, …

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A vital power

“The cosmos is a vast living body, of which we are still parts. The sun is a great heart whose tremors run through our smallest veins. The moon is a great nerve center from which we quiver forever. Who knows the power that Saturn has over us, or Venus? But it is a vital power, …

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