The all-powerful light of God

If we're feeling frightened by the darkness of mortal existence, it's time to turn on the light!

One evening, when I was a child, as I lay in my bed I caught sight of a strange object. Straining to get a better view, I saw it move. It looked like a prehistoric reptile. I could have turned on the light, but instead I resolved to lie perfectly still and go unnoticed.

All through the night I watched the creature. A number of times I came to the conclusion that it must be asleep. However, as I would start to move my eyes, it would move—not much, but enough to let me know it was alert. I would find myself again staring through the darkness. It was a very long night. ...

August 16, 1993

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