Moon Love


“At night, I open the window
and ask the moon to come
and press its face against mine.
Breathe into me.
Close the language-door
and open the love-window...”

                            ~ Rumi



You can’t tell it from my photo, but there was THE most beautiful moon last night!  I was driving home from running a few errands and saw it glowing up there with its beautiful, luminous face.  ❤

I tried so hard to capture a shot that would do it justice, but in the midst of the inner city, with all of the tall buildings and power lines in the way; in addition to the below zero winds blasting at me, this was the best I could do in the moment.

I came upon the Rumi poem a while back and thought it was so lovely.  I can’t open the actual window right now with the current temps, but the ‘love-window’ is always open!  And the moon can still press its face against mine as it shines on me through the window while I sleep.  😉


Whether it’s night or day… may your ‘love-window’ always be open too!



✿~Peace & Love~✿

Peace and Love 1


23 responses to “Moon Love

  1. My one-time art teacher believed that power lines were part of the landscape and we should leave them in

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  2. I’m convinced the moon loves me as much as I love her. ❤

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  3. I love love love that photo and the poem!! We also had a splendid moon today!! All golden and round and happy-looking 🙂

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  4. Gorgeous shot and I love that poem.

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  5. Beautiful, Jewels, just beautiful. I love photos of the moon. SO magical. Thank you!

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    • Thanks so much Kim! Me too, hopefully one day I shall have a camera that I am able to rightly photograph it with. 🙂

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      • Your photograph was beautiful. I’m always taking pictures of the moon, but I only have my camera phone. 😦


      • Thank you, Kim! I know what you mean… I take a lot of pictures with my cell phone because I always have that with me, where as I don’t carry my regular camera along much of the time because it’s too bulky. The camera on my phone is really poor, so I’m not usually able to share those.

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  6. Beautiful moon and poem. I love Rumi. It might be time to attempt another Rumi style poem! Thanks for the inspiration Julie. 🙂

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  7. Julie, you’ve beautifully captured both the moon and the mood with your picture and quote. Last night it was our companion as we walked around our neighborhood.

    Blessings ~ Wendy ❀

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  8. Gorgeous shot, Julie…!!!


  9. Perfect quote to pair with your image and thoughts ❤

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