Niagara by Night: Blood Moon and Moonbows

Cory Snoek's Eclipse Picture 2Did you see the eclipse last night (September 27, 2015)? Cory Snoek's Eclipse Picture 1 After an appropriate hesitation while arranging her veil of clouds, the moon blushed red and passed through Earth’s shadow in trailing robes of glory. Cory Snoek's Eclipse Picture 3 Isn’t the moon radiant?! Rainbows around moon at Niagara Falls  Alas, Alan and I missed it, although we saw the moon veiled in misty rainbows Moon over Niagara Falls as she hung above Niagara Falls in Canada this past weekend. Horseshoe Falls with Lights The thunderous falls sent billowing cascades of spray heavenward, Horseshoe Falls Behind Trees so it was (and always is) impossible to get a clear view of the sky Light through the mist at Niagara Falls anywhere close to Horseshoe Falls, Silhouette of Alan at Niagara Falls as it always gives the sensation of being enveloped in rain clouds.Kathi at Niagara Falls Still, I wouldn’t have missed the chance for romance at Niagara Falls Moon through mist at Niagara Falls for a clear view of the moon, much as I love the moon. Alan and Kathi at Niagara Falls Last weekend Alan+I had a “Fall Kickoff” to celebrate our being Empty Nesters. American Falls and Rainbow Bridge It may be a bit like making lemonade to celebrate free ice after a hailstorm Wet sidewalks at Niagara Falls (not that raising children has any similarity to surviving a hailstorm…), American Falls with Colored Lights but the fact is that our children are grown and gone, Misty Rainbows at Niagara Falls and so the fall season of our life has undeniably begun Lights for NIagara Falls…and therefore needs to be celebrated! Night scenes at Niagara Falls My children like to teaseFlood lights at Niagara Fallsthat I sing “Happy —” [whatever] no matter what the occasion.   🙂It always seems rainy at Niagara Falls I’m not celebrating that we’re now alone and miss our children, Horseshoe Falls at Nightbut that our children are grown, thriving, and also missing us Mike's Fam in Venice (at least a little bit, I hope!), Night Lights at Niagara Falls even if they have been scattered on the winds of the world. American Falls And, wonder of wonders, Family Together! we do have our son Daniel and his family close by us in GR.Night Scenes at Niagara Falls 6  How cool is that?!Night Scenes at Niagara Falls 5 God is good. Life is good. Moonbows at Niagara Falls May we celebrate rainbows in the mist Mists at Niagara Falls at Night and light in the darkness, Night Scenes at Niagara Falls 4 whether it’s a honeymoon to begin again or an eclipse of the moon in our lives. Night Scenes at Niagara Falls 3“At midnight I will rise to give thanks unto thee” (Psalm 119:62). Dan and Brianna Moon Eclipse 3(The first 3 pictures of the supermoon eclipse last night were taken
by my dear friend, Cory Snoek, and used with her blessing.
She said she didn’t need to be credited, but I think she did!!)         🙂Dan and Brianna Moon Eclipse 1These last 2 were taken by my GR kids. See how cool that is? 🙂

7 responses to “Niagara by Night: Blood Moon and Moonbows

  1. We did not get to see the moon due to cloud cover and will not live to see the next one. Scripture ties blood moon to the ‘great and terrible day of the lord’ coming.

    The Joel Passage “I will pour out my Spirit on every kind of people: Your sons will prophesy, also your daughters. Your old men will dream, your young men will see visions. I’ll even pour out my Spirit on the servants, men and women both. I’ll set wonders in the sky above and signs on the earth below: Blood and fire and billowing smoke, the sun turning black and the moon blood-red, Before the Judgment Day of God, the Day tremendous and awesome. Whoever calls, ‘Help, God!’ gets help. On Mount Zion and in Jerusalem there will be a great rescue—just as God said. Included in the survivors are those that God calls.” (The Message)

    • Thank you, Ted, for sharing these awe-inspiring prophecies from God. Judgment will come, and a blood-red moon will be one of the signs of God’s judgment. How wonderful for you to remind us that God promises to help those who call on him for rescue. He is a God who hates sin but has mercy on us when we cry out to him for salvation.

  2. It was too cloudy for us to see the Blood Moon on Sunday night but it is wonderful to see the pictures that others were able to take.

    • I gather that it was cloudy until extremely late. My daughter-in-law was up with the baby, but Sammy was so wiggly that she couldn’t get a good picture so ended up waking Daniel. So…the views came with long patience and quite a bit of inconvenience for those who were able to wait it out! But…what a sight it must have been!

  3. These photos of Niagara Falls are so beautiful!! Nicely done!

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