Stars in the Sky

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Growing up (and still living) in a city, the rare occasions when I could actually see stars at night were wonderful treats. I always think of this on Friday evenings when I hear the first blessing before the Shema prayer, and imagine those stars arranged in beautiful, swirling designs as they herald the entrance and exit of dusk and dawn.


Text: First blessing before the Shema

Translation:
Praised are Your, Lord our God, Sovereign of the universe whose word brings the evening dusk. You open the gates of dawn with wisdom, change the day's divisions with understanding, set the succession of seasons, and arrange the stars in the sky according to Your will. You create day and night, rolling light away from darkness and darkness away from light, Eternal God. Your rule shall embrace us forever. Praised are you, Lord, for each evening's dusk.


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