Wed Dec 23, 2020 AT 2:07 PM EST
If you looked at the night sky this week, you saw Jupiter and Saturn in close alignment and visible together, which has not since the year 1226. This was as close to a Christmas Star as many of us will witness in our lifetimes. (The next conjunction will be in 2080). Out of black and infinite space comes a transcendent reminder of the miracle of our lives on Earth in this blinking moment in eternity.
It puts in humbling perspective the latest tweet by Donald Trump, the recent election, our petty politics, the quarantine, being forced to order takeout rather than dining inside our favorite restaurant, the cancellation of vacation, and yes, even the Jets 1-and-13 record, making them so cursed that that single victory may cost them the first-round draft-pick. Read Full Story