What is it with me and astronomic phenomena? Ever since I can remember, I keep missing these close encounters of the lunar kind. I didn’t get to catch the lunar eclipse the other night. Now, I have to be content with viewing other people’s pictures of this magnificent wonder. Nonetheless, I am still left with my mouth gaping in awe at this beautiful sight. The next time you are fortunate enough to witness a lunar eclipse, here are some P’s to remember, to get the most enjoyment out of your lunar experience:
Picnic- Being in the company of friends, family, or your special someone under the stars spells “fun” in anyone’s dictionary. A lunar eclipse, or meteor shower, as the case may be, would provide the perfect backdrop for a night together with the people dearest to you. Bring out the picnic blanket, throw in a few munchies and drinks, and you’re all set for a fun night outdoors.
Propose- What could be more romantic than proposing marriage to the love of your life under a beautiful lunar eclipse? Both of you are sure to remember this day for the rest of your lives. It makes for a good story to tell your grandchildren too.
Pepper- No, I’m not talking about a condiment here, nor am I being overly narcissistic, because that’s way out of my league. Ok, in effect, I am talking about myself here, because I want to stress the need for quiet “me” time. Whatever you do for a living, whether you slave off for hours in the office, or you are a busy homemaker 24/7, you deserve and badly need time to just be still and relax. A lunar eclipse is a good opportunity for you to just sit under the blanket of stars, and ponder on the greatness of God. Even for a few minutes, you can simply sit back, enjoy the view, and clear your mind of all your worries.