The Moon on a Sultry Summer Night

There is something mesmerizing about watching a moon in hot months when there is no wind but there is lots of haze and humidity. When  I watch a setting crescent moon under those conditions near the Blue Ridge Mountains, it appears yellow-orange.  In this case, we had 2 days of solid cloud cover but the southwest skies opened up for about an hour — enough time to sketch the setting crescent. The observation reminded me of God’s mercy and lovingkindness that is expressed in Psalm 136.  A couple of scriptures are quoted from the Psalm in the sketch; the complete story is on our site (www.christworksministries.org).

The Setting Crescent Moon in Summer Haze

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About rolandlinda3

We avidly enjoy the observation of God's creation in terms of stars, the moon, and earthly things. We teach others to observe what He has made. Part of the outreach and work is to maintain a site: www.christworksministries.org [or use the new address www.cwm4him.org]. This site has been changed to include this blog along with three other inspirational blogs. We invite you to take a look and follow us there. Whether here or at the new site, our purpose is unchanged. We aim to share the love of Jesus Christ, who has graciously kept us and made us excited about seeing what he has made. Our faith is a walking faith, so faith and works, as much as we are able, are married together.
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