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Old 01-06-2014, 02:29 AM   #1
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Monday, January 6, 2014

You are reading from the book Today's Gift

We, too, the children of the earth, have our moon phases all through any year; the darkness, the delivery from darkness, the waxing and waning.
—Faith Baldwin

Let us think, for a moment, about the changes of the moon. In the beginning of its cycle, it is just a sliver in the darkness. Each night it grows larger until it reaches its full size. When the moon is full and rising, its orange glow fills the sky. All night its gentle light brightens everything it touches.

But this fullness is only part of the life of the moon. For a while it grows smaller, then turns its dark side toward us before reappearing as a sliver and growing again to fullness. We are children of the earth, and we have our different moods and phases, too. There will be periods of darkness when we try to find our way by the light of the stars. Again and again we will grow to our full size, only to fade and grow again in a new way.
My ex-husband use to bar tend at the Legion. The guy before him, told him, and he came to realized that when the moon came out, it was a crazy house.

It affected his own moods and I could see it in him, but never in myself.

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