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Sunday Sermonizing: Try To Be There

There are massive black holes in space that swallow up entire solar systems.

Space has planets and suns and galaxies that look like small points of light in our night sky — or can be seen at all.

There are entire worlds and ecosystems in the depths of the ocean, completely uninhabitable by human beings.

At a cellular level, wonders happen. Cells are morphing and joining and conjoining and living it up in ways that we will never know.

Science in all its brilliance, wisdom, and research (and I am a believer in the brilliance, wisdom, and research of science) still doesn’t know what holds everything together. From a proteinic, neuronic level, to the dark matter in space. There’s not a great explanation for this.

But, then again, science also doesn’t understand why we laugh, cry, or sleep either.

Faith isn’t all that scientific.\ But it does help weave the together the mysteries that would otherwise be empty space.\ Sometimes it’s okay to not understand. To breathe in. Breathe out. \ And to be in the now. \ Frankly, I’m okay with that.

And he is before all things, and in him, all things hold together.
— Colossians 1:17
Beauty and grace are performed whether or not we will or sense them. The least we can do is try to be there.
— Annie Dillard