Thursday, November 3, 2016

The Moon & Venus

There is something about the cooler air in the early morning.  As I woke up at 5:30 this morning and looked outside, I was amazed by the galaxy of the stars.  I could see Orion's Belt and the Big Dipper and so many others.

The reports are saying that the November night sky will be a spectacular gathering of planets, moon and meteor showers.

This evening as I stepped out on the balcony I could see the beautiful white crescent moon with Venus right below it.  With the naked eye, I could barely see Saturn in the southwest sky.

As a child, I remember laying in the cool grass during the hot summer months and looking up into the sky trying to count all the stars, as well as name them.

Throughout history stars have been used as a navigational tool to guide the ships through the oceans and to guide the pioneers/hunters as they traveled from the east coast to the west coast.

As I look into the evening sky, I am reminded that God is all powerful.  "When I consider your heavens, the work of your fingers, the moon and the stars, which you have set in place, what is man that you are mindful of him?"  Psalms 8:3-4

A beautiful sight to end the day!




2 comments:

  1. 5.30am is too bloody early for me to get up, yesterday I was awake and dressed by 6.05 and that felt too bloody early for me I can get up early when needed I just prefer not too get up early well by early before 7am

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  2. The sky is beautiful this time of year.

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