light source: moonshines

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The moon shines in the darkness.

This statement could be considered inaccurate because the moon has no capacity
to produce and emit rays of light, therefore it cannot “shine.”

The moon shines in the darkness.

This statement could be considered accurate if the intended definition of “shine” is
“to be bright by reflection of light.”

The moon shines in the darkness.

The “shining” originates from the sun,
which is the source of light and warmth.

The moon shines in the darkness.

It is when it is dark—devoid or partially devoid of light—that the moon seems to shine.
When it is dark, even a tiny or pale light is clearly visible.
It draws the eye. It provides relief from the darkness.

Lord, the source of all light and warmth, may I be a moon for you.

originally published on December 31, 2013

Kathleen S Evenhouse

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The moon shines in the darkness.

This statement could be considered inaccurate because the moon has no capacity to produce and emit rays of light,
therefore it cannot “shine.”

The moon shines in the darkness.

This statement could be considered accurate if the intended definition of “shine” is “
to be bright by reflection of light.”

The moon shines in the darkness.

The “shining” originates from the sun, which is the source of light and warmth.
The moon merely reflects the light.

The moon shines in the darkness.

It is when it is dark—devoid or partially devoid of light—that the moon seems to shine.
When it is dark, even a tiny or pale light is clearly visible.
It draws the eye. It provides relief from the darkness.

Lord,  source of all light and warmth, may I be a moon for you.

Thanks to Scott Platt for permission to use his…

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