The ancient believed that stars are ruling over human destiny and viewed them as deities or at least divine messengers. The great divine mothers, such as goddess Ishtar and Virgin Mary were adorned with crowns of stars.
Wishing on a shooting star also dates way back in history. A falling star connects Heaven and Earth and is a sign of their union – a perfect moment for submitting your request to the universe.
Standing before something as vast and awesome as Cosmos you can’t help asking it for some favor. However, you should wait for a signal to do that. The stars themselves will send it if the timing is right (and if they are in a mood to do so!)
It is said that if you see a shooting star, you should make a wish before it falls and your wish will come true.
For this couple, lost in the infinite cosmic space, perhaps the main question is whether they are meant for each other.
Nesting Worlds: We see just a small square of life floating in the boundless and desolate darkness of Cosmos; and we see a young man who, having opened the curtains, looks eagerly through the window, searching for an answer to his question. He is in a house on planet Earth, which revolves around the Sun and is only one of nine planets of the Solar System. In turn, the Sun itself is one of 500,000 stars that form the Milky Way Galaxy!
In the words of the 18th century English poet William Blake: “If the doors of perception were cleansed, every thing would appear to man as it is, Infinite” (The Marriage of Heaven and Hell)