The Emu in the Sky

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That night after dinner, Nan rugged Allira up in warm clothes and took a blanket for them to sit on outside.

“Look up!” said Nan.

“Woah!” exclaimed Allira. I didn’t know there were so many stars in the sky! There must be thousands.”

“Trillions!” said Nan. “The Bible tells us that God knows how many stars are in the sky, and He knows them all by name! Isn’t that something? They’re hard to see with the city lights where you live,” Nan continued. “But out here, with no lights, you can see them so much easier.”

“There’s the Milky Way!” said Allira. “We learnt about it at school.”

“Yes,” said Nan. “But did you know there’s an emu in the Milky Way?”

“What do you mean?” asked Allira.

“Look at the black spaces inside the Milky Way.” Nan pointed. “If you look really hard, you can see the shape of an emu running.” She outlined the shape with her finger.

Allira concentrated really hard, and then she saw it.....

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