We’ve all recited the poem Twinkle, twinkle little star, when we were children, but have you ever heard stars twinkle? Stars are one of the most beautiful and captivating things in the night time sky. I love looking up at them on a clear night. They can take your breath away!
I’m a hopeless romantic by nature, so the stars are very romantic for me. A guy I dated some time ago, he was a romantic like me..weird huh! He took me to a boat dock on a cold December night and we watched the moon over the water of the lake, it was simply beautiful!! It seemed like we talked for hours, enjoying the moonlight.
I’m fascinated by the sky and stars. I have gotten up at an ungodly hour to watch the meteor shower!! That was great, seeing the shooting stars streak across the sky, leaving a very colorful trail behind them!
The one instance that really sticks out in my mind was when I went to a cabin for a little rest. I was stressed out and needed the quiet. I did my research, and found the most wonderful place on the planet!!
It was a lovely cabin in the Tennessee mountains, quaint, very clean, and most of all quiet! I brought everything I needed for a 4 day stay. The cabin was fully stocked with the necessities, all you had to bring was food and drink (I brought my favorite wine and tequila). The first morning there, I got up and made a pot of coffee, put on my fuzzy robe and went out on the porch, sat in the swing and watched the sun rise over the mountains, so beautiful!
In the afternoon, I made some dinner, ate, had a glass of wine. I then lit the fireplace, (real wood, no gas) sat in front of it and just listened to the fire crackle, smelled the sent of the burning wood, it was so heavenly. It was night, so I went out on the upstairs balcony, it seemed like I could see the whole sky. It was so quiet, peaceful, serene, I had never heard anything like it before, the sound of nothing!! Then I looked at the stars, they were twinkling, like little diamonds!
Then I stopped for a moment, and it sounded like I could hear them twinkling!! I know it sounds strange, but that’s a sound I will never forget. I was mesmerized by them!! It seemed like I stared at them for hours trying to see where this sound was coming from. At that point, I didn’t care, they were just beautiful.
That night changed the way I see the stars now. I had always looked at them before, knowing they were planets, asteroids, but now I look at them as sounds of peace, beauty, never ending hope, most of all love.
Stars evoke a different meaning for all of us. When was the last time you took time to look at the stars? If it’s been a while, what are you waiting for? Put on a jacket, go outside, look up at the night sky. Admire its beauty.
Twinkle, twinkle little star…
Do you hear them twinkling, listen closely.