The Wet Quiet of Spring

We returned home from a long medical day. A light rain started falling. Three days of high humidity and now the rain brings the clouds below the tops of the Appalachians. You see mountains for a few hundred yards up the slope but everything above that is lost in the mist. Tonight a cold front slowly passes but will have little wind. This sets up conditions for fog yielding to sun in the morning when the waning moon will still be high in the sky. In the meantime, the night will be very quiet, wet, and still. It reminded me when we began sketching the heavens a little over 5 years ago, when this sketch was done under similar conditions during a mid evening period in May 2007:

And even in view of the greatness of our God, He provides such exquisite conditions for little people in little places to see something special. I still remember the night. Tonight, a few years later, is a good night to give thanks–remembering His blessings as well as experiencing new ones today.


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: [or use the new address]. 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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