Ungraspable

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I’m outside with Zeke.
It’s dark. Still. Quiet.
We’re both calm.
I look up.
He’s sniffing.
Yes, I sense it too.
Something bigger, much bigger here.


In quietness,
the sound of eternity
can at times be heard—
the stars somehow closer and
a sense of the earth’s moving.

~ Michael Boiano


Milky Way Fact Source: Thank you Rob Firchau @ The Hammock Papers

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  1. YES.

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  2. much bigger yet we so often do not recognize it

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  3. we feel it, we sense it, yet cannot fully take it all in or describe it. kind of like the 5th taste element, umami.

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    • Yes. I had to look up unami – thanks for expanding my vocab

      a category of taste in food (besides sweet, sour, salt, and bitter), corresponding to the flavor of glutamates, especially monosodium glutamate.

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  4. Humbling…

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  5. It is good to take in the awesomeness of our universe…. Makes you stop and really think

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  6. Goosebumps and a shiver… 🙂

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  7. Sensing that “much bigger” can soothe the soul in times like these.

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  8. May we never be too busy, tired, jaded, old, infirm, sick or indifferent to look up; a simple childhood joy that we can actually hold on to, and so many wonders above us!

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