We think we can save the light,
dial it into our hands at will,
reset it for our own purposes.
Word Count: 22
All the One Word Less for Lent 2015 posts are bundled here.
Oh, how sweet the light of day,
And how wonderful to live in the sunshine!
Even if you live a long time, don’t take a single day for granted.
Take delight in each light-filled hour,
Remembering that there will also be many dark days
And that most of what comes your way is smoke.
~Ecclesiastes 11:7-8 (MSG)
And maybe we should learn to delight in the darkness as well.
In the stillness,
Note: The reloj del sol (sundial) of Santo Domingo was built in 1753 by the Spanish to maintain official time. It’s believed to be one of the first time-telling devices–or the first–in North America. It still tells time accurately today… and is not affected by daylight savings time.