Category: Praying by Moonlight

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…

Waxing Crescent – Day 2

The first of the light shines this night.  As we look to this first sliver of light, we cannot help but be reminded of the first day. God said, “Let there be light,” and there was light. God saw the light, and saw that…

New Moon – Day 1

“Oh God, before everything the world was without shape and void and darkness was on the face of the deep.  Please help me to remember that this dark moon is a symbol to remind me that I can begin again.  Where I have stumbled…

First Week – The Gift of Creation

As we start this journey and we begin thinking of Creation.  We cannot help but think of the limitless imagination that God has.  And He gave this gift to us as well. You have it.  I have it.  We all have it to varying…

Praying by Moonlight Introduction

Since this is a season of Thanksgiving which started with Lammas I will be uploading 28 days of gratitude.  Starting on the New Moon (those of you that are reading this as it posts will be on August 11) I will be posting a…