Today's first reading from the book of Job was composed
twenty-five hundred years ago. In it God speaks of the mysteries of our universe that were known to him but
not to Job. Job knew nothing about the size of our earth. about where the sun goes when it sets, about our distance from the stars.
Reading these words now, in October 2017, it strikes us that
our scientists have cleared up some those ancient mysteries.
We now know the circumference of the path our earth takes around the sun, our distance from even the farthest stars.
We should rejoice in having so many mysteries cleared up for us.
We know many
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