Category: Praying by Moonlight

Praying by Moonlight – Conclusion

Yay!  You made it!  You have learned to start appreciating all of God’s Creation.  You have learned to appreciate the Gifts of the Holy Spirit.  You have learned to appreciate the gifts of God and not allow them to turn into sin.  You have…

Waning Crescent – Day 28

The moon is almost gone, tomorrow it will not be seen.  On this last night of this month of gratitude there is only last thing we need to be grateful for… ourselves.  In the acceptance of our death, now in the last light of…

Waning Crescent – Day 27

The light from the moon is almost gone. We begin to think back over our lives and how it wasn’t so bad.  Perhaps, just maybe, death will not be so bad either.  We start to see life in a nostalgic sort of way.  We…

Waning Crescent – Day 26

The moon dwindles and we can feel the darkness will arrive soon, as will our own deaths.  We know that it will happen but we are saddened by it.  Why us?  Why now? I will not live to see… Depression sets in as we…

Waning Crescent – Day 25

Only three nights left until the complete darkness of a new beginning.  As we move through the phases of grief we begin to bargain.  God, if you save me then I will… We are bargaining and trying to get out of something that is…

Waning Crescent – Day 24

The moon is now more dark than light.  The waning of the moon is a sign that soon it will be dark again.  As we think of our own oncoming night, our death, we are angered.  Why is this happening at all!  I shouldn’t…

Waning Crescent – Day 23

The moon is change.  The moon is dust.  During this moon let it remind us: For you are dust, and to dust you shall return. – Genesis 3: 19 As we let go of our physical selves we ask the question, “What did I…

Fourth Week – The Gift of Death

The gift of Death?  Grateful for Death?  Are you suicidal?  What are you talking about?  In order: Yes, Yes, No, and let me explain.  To understand the gift of our Death we have to understand the gift of Christ’s Death. First let’s look back…

Waning Crescent – Day 22

The moon is losing more light each day and soon we will not be able to see it.  In a sense it will die to the physical world.  It is still there but we cannot see it, or touch it.  For all intents and…

Last Quarter – Day 21

Tonight is the last quarter.  The moon is half light and half darkness.  It is half full.  Are you half full?  Are you a little more than full? Think on the last meal you ate, think of how good it tasted, how that food…

Waning Gibbous – Day 20

The moon is fading more and more with each passing day.  Yet, we don’t usually see the moon.  We work all day, come home eat and go to sleep.  We don’t stop to look at the moon.  We are too busy. Our lives are…

Waning Gibbous – Day 19

The moon is still bright, still closer to full than new.  Just looking at it fills you with the sense of being part of a greater whole.  But what part?  How big a part?  God gave us the gifts of reason and sense of…