Monday 25 February 2019
Ecclesiasticus 1:1-10. Psalm 92(93):1-2, 5. Mark 9:14-29.
The Lord is king, he is robed in majesty – Psalm 92(93):1-2, 5.
‘God is robed in majesty.’
The haze of city lights dims the night sky in populated places, but in remote country or coastal areas the darkness is darker, the bowl of the sky bigger and the stars glint whitely. The detail and drama of the night sky is clear and beautiful to behold.
Pondering the immensity and majesty of our night sky can become a silent prayer of thanks and wonder. It presents an opportunity to empty our minds of clutter. We glimpse above us an idea of the limitless wisdom of God, we who are small and finite in comparison. Yet God’s infinite love finds a home in the small of our hearts. God, who gave life to the stars and all living things, claims us and gives us life.