I looked up to see what bird was sounding such chitter. As I did, the river birch framed a crescent moon, in broad daylight. The three drew me in and made themselves known. A daytime trinity of sorts enfolded me--a perfect harmony of beauty, serenity, and comfort. They seemed to enjoy the union and I felt invited to do the same.
”Knowledge by acquaintance is always better than knowledge by description.” While this certainly applies to all relationships, in this particular passage he is referring to the sad state of affairs in Christendom whereby we have traded a living, experiential relationship with God for simply knowing about Him instead.