“Astronomy compels the soul to look upward, and leads us from this world to another.” – Plato This past weekend I had the honor of attending a friend’s wedding set in the hill country outside of Boerne, Texas. I had been in town since the Friday afternoon prior to the wedding for the rehearsal dinner and was lucky to spend some time with the groom on his soon-to-be wife’s porch that evening. In the country, particularly at dusk as the sun sinks beyond the horizon, there is a calm that covers the landscape like a blanket. You are inclined to soften your voice and observe the transformation happening around you. As we sat in rocking chairs, discussing the excitement in both of our hearts…