Shooting Stars and Wishes


It is known in many places world wide that wishing on a shooting star guarantees that wish to come true. The reason we come to believe this is due to the fact that it is rare to spot one. And though they are a beautiful site, what is it really? It is an object that used to be a star, a fallen star, so basically a star that no longer has its place in the sky to shine bright. Then it would seem like we are wishing on something that has come to an end. There are so many stars in the sky, yet they all have to be replaced by new ones at some point in their life span even though some could have shined for millions and thousands of years and some for a number of days. However, when you look at the sky at night especially in the month of August, in about 30 minutes at least 2 should be spotted. Though shooting stars are stars that have ended their life span, we make it seem beautiful, because it clearly is. As are many things in life, and as one something ends, another begins….

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