Parable of the Clouded Winter Wolf Moon. Photopoetry by Keith R Wahl

January 26, 2024  •  Leave a Comment

Parable of the Clouded Winter Wolf Moon

Full Wolf Moon of 25 January 2024

Full Wolf Moon of 25 January 2024 03  DSCN2084_displayFull Wolf Moon of 25 January 2024 03 DSCN2084_displayThe Full Wolf Moon viewed through cloudy skies

Phase: Full Moon 25 January 2024
Illumination: 100%
Moon Age: 14.54 days
Moon Angle: 0.50
Moon Distance: 400,014.15 km
Sun Angle: 0.54
Sun Distance: 147,280,759.72 km

In the hush of a winter's eve, when frost kissed the earth and shadows stretched long, a disquiet fell upon the land. The Great Weaver, in her celestial loom, had woven a tapestry of gossamer clouds, obscuring the face of the heavens. Even the stars, those watchful guardians, dimmed their light, cowed by the swirling mist.

Yet, from behind the celestial veil, a presence stirred. A low, insistent thrum pulsed in the night, a heartbeat in the velvet darkness. It was the Wolf Moon, full and gravid with ancient power, straining against the shroud that veiled its majesty.

The elders, eyes heavy with wisdom, gathered in the hushed clearing. They spoke in hushed tones, their voices laced with foreboding. "The Wolf Moon," they intoned, "cloaked in the breath of the storm, speaks of secrets hidden, of paths obscured."

Among them, a young shepherd, his heart alight with the embers of courage, stepped forward. "But elders," he cried, "does not the moon, even veiled, guide the lost through the darkest night? Does it not remind us that even in the storm's embrace, light endures?"

His words, like sparks in the tinder of doubt, ignited a flicker of hope. The elders nodded, their faces softened by the shepherd's faith. "Aye, child," they murmured, "the moon's light pierces the veil, a whisper of guidance in the wind. Though its form be blurred, its essence remains, a beacon for the weary soul."

And so, with hearts both trepidatious and resolute, they set forth. The shepherd, staff in hand, led the way, his eyes searching the veiled heavens for the moon's silver slivers. Through tangled thickets and wind-whipped meadows they trekked, guided by the unseen light, their faith a compass in the swirling mist.

As the night deepened, the clouds, like celestial dancers, parted for a fleeting moment. And there, in all its veiled glory, hung the Wolf Moon. Its silver bled through the gossamer shroud, casting long, spectral shadows upon the land. Yet, even dimmed, its power was undeniable. It pulsed with a primal energy, a reminder of the untamed spirit that dwells within all living things.

In that moment, the shepherd understood. The veiled moon was not a harbinger of darkness, but a testament to the light's persistence. Even shrouded, it held the power to guide, to comfort, to remind us that even in the storm's heart, hope remains.

And so, with renewed faith, they continued their journey, the veiled moon their celestial shepherd, leading them through the night's embrace, and towards the promise of a new dawn.

For even in the darkest hours, when the path seems lost and shadows loom, the light, though veiled, endures. It whispers in the wind, shimmers in the rain, and burns, unwavering, within the human heart. And it is that inner light, that flicker of hope, that guides us through the storms, and leads us, ever onward, towards the sunlit shores of tomorrow.

Full Wolf Moon of 25 January 2024 01  DSCN2082_displayFull Wolf Moon of 25 January 2024 01 DSCN2082_displayThe Full Wolf Moon viewed through cloudy skies

Phase: Full Moon 25 January 2024
Illumination: 100%
Moon Age: 14.54 days
Moon Angle: 0.50
Moon Distance: 400,014.15 km
Sun Angle: 0.54
Sun Distance: 147,280,759.72 km
Full Wolf Moon of 25 January 2024 02  DSCN2083_displayFull Wolf Moon of 25 January 2024 02 DSCN2083_displayThe Full Wolf Moon viewed through cloudy skies

Phase: Full Moon 25 January 2024
Illumination: 100%
Moon Age: 14.54 days
Moon Angle: 0.50
Moon Distance: 400,014.15 km
Sun Angle: 0.54
Sun Distance: 147,280,759.72 km
Full Wolf Moon of 25 January 2024 03  DSCN2084_displayFull Wolf Moon of 25 January 2024 03 DSCN2084_displayThe Full Wolf Moon viewed through cloudy skies

Phase: Full Moon 25 January 2024
Illumination: 100%
Moon Age: 14.54 days
Moon Angle: 0.50
Moon Distance: 400,014.15 km
Sun Angle: 0.54
Sun Distance: 147,280,759.72 km
Full Wolf Moon of 25 January 2024 04  DSCN2085_displayFull Wolf Moon of 25 January 2024 04 DSCN2085_displayThe Full Wolf Moon viewed through cloudy skies

Phase: Full Moon 25 January 2024
Illumination: 100%
Moon Age: 14.54 days
Moon Angle: 0.50
Moon Distance: 400,014.15 km
Sun Angle: 0.54
Sun Distance: 147,280,759.72 km
Full Wolf Moon of 25 January 2024 05  DSCN2086_displayFull Wolf Moon of 25 January 2024 05 DSCN2086_displayThe Full Wolf Moon viewed through cloudy skies

Phase: Full Moon 25 January 2024
Illumination: 100%
Moon Age: 14.54 days
Moon Angle: 0.50
Moon Distance: 400,014.15 km
Sun Angle: 0.54
Sun Distance: 147,280,759.72 km
Full Wolf Moon of 25 January 2024 06  DSCN2087_displayFull Wolf Moon of 25 January 2024 06 DSCN2087_displayThe Full Wolf Moon viewed through cloudy skies

Phase: Full Moon 25 January 2024
Illumination: 100%
Moon Age: 14.54 days
Moon Angle: 0.50
Moon Distance: 400,014.15 km
Sun Angle: 0.54
Sun Distance: 147,280,759.72 km

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