Lisa Robbin Young

It never ceases to pique my curiosity. Like the Bat-signal, or a police chase, when searchlights pop up in the sky, my brain tries triangulating the light sources to see if I can figure out what's happening. I start to wonder...

"What's so exciting?"

"Should I know what that's about?"

"Where exactly are those lights anyway?"

"I wonder if I can figure out where they are."

Am I the only one who thinks like this?

Searchlights are a beacon.

They light up the sky and command attention. The searchlight atop the Luxor hotel in Vegas is actually twice as bright as an equal area of the sun. That's powerfully bright, and it draws your eye if you're anywhere near it. Searchlights are a common scene at Hollywood movie premieres and other gala events. Why? Because people want you to look and see what's happening.

Wouldn't it make sense then, that searchlights can also be a beacon in your heart?

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