Remembering the sun is a star

Has this happened to any of you?

After years of searching for the darkest skies on the calmest nights

You look up in awe of how much we know about the universe

from distant stars, who we study by the faintest of light.

You’ve yearned to see one closer.

One clear summer day, you feel the heat of the Sun on your skin, blazing

and you remember our own star, whom we owe for life on earth,

and realize,

that maybe this is the best time for stargazing


Drama aside, how do I get into looking at the sun without going blind?