by A.B. Simpson
Where is the way where light dwelleth—Job 38:19
Jewels, in themselves, are valueless unless they are brought into contact with light. If they are put into certain positions they will reflect the beauty of the sun. There is no beauty in them otherwise. The diamond that is stored in a dark gallery or remains down in the deep mine displays no beauty whatever. What is it but a piece of charcoal, a bit of common carbon, unless it becomes a medium for reflecting light? So it is also with the other precious gems. if they are many-sided, they reflect more light and display more beauty.