With the majesty and mystery of God’s vast creation, we can get a little overwhelmed..
Sherlock Holmes and Doctor Watson went camping. After a good meal and a bottle of wine, they lay down for the night, and went to sleep. Some hours later, Holmes awoke and nudged his faithful friend.
There they were, staring up at the stars, and Sherlock asked, ‘Watson, what does this beautiful sight mean to you? What can we learn from this?’
Watson pondered for a minute. “Astronomically, it tells me that there are millions of galaxies and potentially billions of planets. Astrologically, I observe that Saturn is in Leo. Horologically, I deduce that the time is approximately a quarter past three. Theologically, I can see that God is all-powerful and that we are small and insignificant. Meteorologically, I suspect that we will have a beautiful day tomorrow.
What does it tell you?”
Holmes was silent for a minute, then spoke. ” Somebody has stolen our tent!”