Solar Eclipse March 20 '15,Rome italy

March 20, 2015

Today the solar eclipse started in Rome at 9:23 am. As it is this video is as amateur as can be but it was able to capture a cosmic story that in my conviction has so much to do with the glory that much of the world prefer to turn its back on. You see all the world, even an ordinary individual like me who has so little if not, so ordinary knowledge of Astronomy or cosmos with all its complexities that perhaps NASA alone can mathematically explain,  is so awestruck if not overwhelmed by this heavenly wonder.  As it is, the night before, I and my eight year old daughter was searching on internet how to view this scientific phenomenon without harming our eyes. Of course she was crying because we didn't have time to procure the safe materials that will enable her to view it from her school which meant little chance for her to be an eyewitness of this once-in-a-lifetime cosmic event. The school authority even asked for a written permission from the parents, to enable the teacher to let the children watch the March  20 2015 solar eclipse, my daughter had copied a waiver because there is an optic risk to it. Personally I dared not watch the sun directly as I tried to do in ordinary days. The immense 'glory' or brightness of the sun can flood the retina of the eye and thereby cause blindness or damage.

Let's now go back to the time of Moses in the Jewish Book of Torah/Old Testament, there was a phenomenal show of Immense Mercy to man by a Glorious GOD.
  In the Book of Exodus 33:20 But HE said, 'You cannot see MY face, for no man can see ME and live!' Then the LORD said, 'Behold, there is a place by ME, and you shall stand there on the rock; and it will come about,while MY Glory is passing by, that I will put you in the cleft of the rock and cover you with MY Hand until I have passed by .....  '     There,I hope to wrap my mind around this image when the Glory Supreme to that of the sun, passes close to a frail ordinary, man. Moses would not only go blind, but he would die outright,had the LORD not kept him safe through the rock cleft.

This makes me wonder, the Truth is before our naked eyes. We are awestruck every few centuries, (depending on your geographic location,some residents have to wait hundreds of years or even more than a thousand years for the next eclipse). All the world's attention is focused on this single cosmic spectacle, all the media, the smartphones,tablets, digicams and what have you.We want to know and see as much as we can.  How I wish, that we would come to know this Merciful Supreme Glory that protected Moses by hiding him through the cleft of the Rock. By the way would you know Moses (or you and me were made after the image of this ' Glory'? HE personally created us in HIS own image.
Just read on in the book of Genesis 1:27 So God created mankind in HIS own image,  in the image of God HE created them;  male and female HE created them.
Just to add to the solar eclipse, did you know it might have been also,in all probablities, a total solar eclipse that engulfed the region during the crucifixion of our LORD JESUS when the whole place turned pitch black at 3:00pm,over 2000 years ago, three hours of darkness as my LORD JESUS was sacrificing on the cross. 
In conclusion, there is a greater Glory than the natural solar glory that was covered by the moon in this date's solar eclipse. It is the Glory of the Creator who made the sun, the moon and the stars, the heaven, and the heavens of heavens. It is the Glory of a Personal GOD who loves you and me, through our LORD JESUS the tangible and visible image of HIS GODHEAD. HE loves you incomprehensibly much JESUS died to prove HIS Love. My prayer is that you know the Lover of my soul. And I praise HIM forever.

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