A friend directed me to this video that shows the results of pointing the Hubble telescope at an apparently empty spot in the night sky.
Whether you're a traditional theist or not, perhaps you feel, as I feel, something beckoning us to a future in those stars. Maybe it's a truth, maybe a moral imperative, but in the least it's an esthetic and an associated will.
"The heavens, they are many, and they cannot be numbered unto man; but they are numbered unto me, for they are mine. And as one earth shall pass away, and the heavens thereof even so shall another come; and there is no end to my works, neither to my words. For behold, this is my work and my glory -- to bring to pass the immortality and eternal life of man." (The Pearl of Great Price, Moses 1: 37-39)