The heavens declare the glory of God;
the skies proclaim the work of his hands.
-Psalm 19:1

Do you know that God controls the clouds and makes his lightning flash?
-Job 37:15

Thursday, July 29, 2010

Thank God for the Light

SKY WATCH FRIDAY time! Thanks to Dot and Tom, never forgotten founders of this great event. Come on, come fly with us!

Thanks to hosts: Klaus Sandy Sylvia Wren Louise Fishing Guy

Yes, yes, I know I haven't been posting like I used to... I have been swamped with my summer program, so I catch what I can. I do love sharing my weather knowledge, just haven't got much time to spare.

Last night, while my wonderful groom and I were taking our 2 mile walk around the neighborhood, I looked up to see quite an amazing thing. A cumulonimbus structure was impeding the light coming off the, already below the horizon, sun, which offered a dramatic cloud shadow so dark that it actually blocked our ability to see the altocumulus/cirrocumulus mix in the area beneath it. It was powerful and dramatic, and as soon as I got back to the house, I ran in to grab my camera, so I could share it with you today.Cloud ShadowYou can see the richness of color outside the shadow, where light was still grasping out from beneath the tree line, begging not to relinquish itself to night. The powerful light offered the opportunity for this amazing shadow. I don't know about you, but I thank God for that powerful light.

The light shines in the darkness, but the darkness has not understood it.
John 1:5
Have a brilliant day!


  1. Glorious sky and verses!
    Happy SWF weekend Dew.


  2. Beautiful sky, wonderful colors

    Regards, Bram

    Seen on Skywatch Friday

  3. Great capture. Thanks for sharing it and explaining it.

  4. It gave me an error after I hit publish so I hope this time around it accepts my comment.

    I was saying that I love the verse, that's worth pondering.

    Have a gorgeous weekend.

  5. Love that golden light that lingers.
    And your quote from John - full of hope...

  6. Really outstanding skywatch photo...

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  7. Beautiful post and sky photo! A great capture! Happy skywatching.

  8. Really drastic to see the light on one side and the dark shadow on the other side. And isn't it much the same about life; there is always a positive side of thing and the negative side. I, too, am grateful for the powerful light.

  9. It's a wonderful sight. Nice colours too. :)

    Have a wonderful weekend.

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  10. Absolutely beautiful, Dew! :D


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