Evidence suggests that even before human history began to be recorded we were star-gazing. It has been one way we humans contemplate the concept of mystery. For scientist and mystic alike, the stars are central to understanding our place in a mysterious universe, and the mystery of who and what we are.
As we connect with the universe we open to the potential to connect more deeply with ourselves, with our humanity. This exercise invites you to lean into this connection between the stars above and the deep meaning within.
To do this, make room on a clear night to gaze at the open sky, perhaps inspired by one of the following:
● “Look up, be patient and ‘think about how big the universe is'”: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/manitoba/stargazing-constellations-how-to-1.4726939
● Space – RadioLab: https://www.wnycstudios.org/story/91520-space
● Stargazing Spots in Canada: http://www.asc-csa.gc.ca/eng/blog/2018/06/29/13-amazing-stargazing-locations-in-canada.asp
● A New View of the Moon: https://vimeo.com/259818647
(Curated and adapted for KUF from the 2018 Soul Matters materials for the theme ‘MYSTERY’ by Rev. Beckett Coppola.)