As we move forward toward spring, light remains a reminder of winter and the season almost passed. This winter light a captivating display during the blood moon eclipse in July; the longest eclipse this century. The proximity to the earth causing a long moon shadow. The moon is initially concealed by the outer shadows, the penumbra, then the umbra, the earth's dark, inner shadow, which summons the total eclipse to remind us that we are on a planet. Our perceptions an immense insignificance in the larger mysteries of what is around and within us.
Because a lunar eclipse only takes place during a full moon, tides are higher during this time. Water and light.