Category: Praying by Moonlight

Waxing Gibbous – Day 11

The Moon is growing brighter by the night!  Every night as the Moon grows brighter, we grow more grateful for all that God is, has and will do.  All that He will do.  That makes you think doesn’t it?  Even in situations that we…

Waxing Gibbous – Day 10

The Moon is now well over halfway lit.  It will soon be full.  It shines brighter than it has so far.  It illuminates our world as a reminder of how God illuminates our hearts.  This night reminds us of the gift of counsel.  This…

Waxing Gibbous – Day 9

As the Moon’s light continues to grow we find that we are getting a better understanding of God’s Love for us.  We are beginning to grasp the mysteries of our faith.  People throw that term around a lot but what are the big mysteries…

Waxing Gibbous – Day 8

The Moon is continuing to shed even more light!  The Moon grows in light as we grow in wisdom.  The wisdom of God.  We grow in wisdom as we grow to understand that all of the physical things of this world don’t really matter. …

Second Week – The Gifts of the Holy Spirit

We have talked at length about the Holy Spirit in this blog so I will not rehash it here.  If you are not familiar with this discussion please see the blogs, “In Defense of the Virgin” and “Pentecost Introduction”.   This week as the moon…

First Quarter – Day 7

The light of the Moon reveals half of its total glory.  Just as we now see that the trees aren’t the only thing in this moonlit world.  We can see the pigeons and squirrels.  We think of the fish and the birds, the wild…

Waxing Crescent – Day 6

The light continues to grow, yet it is still small enough that we can see the stars brightly.  The Sun reflected off of the Moon, the stars that we can see, and then the planets, galaxies and unknown space beyond that we can’t, all…

Waxing Crescent – Day 5

As the light grows the Moon illuminates even more.  It washes the world with its pale blue light allowing us to see the trees and the grasses, the flowers and bushes.  We can see by the light of this Moon the growing world that…

Waxing Crescent – Day 4

The light from the Moon is now a true crescent.  There is enough light now to actually see by.  What can we see by the light of this moon?  It is not enough to see great details like you can with a full moon,…

Waxing Crescent – Day 3

This night the light that was a mere whisper last night has grown brighter.  This night we can see the light begin to flow down to us as a waterfall of pure radiance to shower us with light and delight. As we behold this…