Thursday’s Sunrise: Illumination!

Apologies for the lateness in getting this pic posted!  I took it early this morning, but the day ran away and here I am! Isn’t this magnificent? The beams on Lake Michigan are just beautiful, don’t you think?

I hope your day has been as illuminating as this sunrise!

  19 comments for “Thursday’s Sunrise: Illumination!

  1. October 11, 2018 at 2:22 pm

    It’s beautiful Cher! I see the fingers of God touching Lake Michigan. ❤️

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  2. Murph
    October 11, 2018 at 2:33 pm

    Hi Cher, those illuminating beams are called “Crepiscular Rays” – also commonly called Heaven’s Rays/lights.
    Always a pleasant surprise when they appear 🙂

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    • October 11, 2018 at 4:01 pm

      Hi there, Chris! Ah, is that what they are called! Thank you for letting us know! Oh yes, it sure was a pleasant surprise! Like a sunbeam shower! I’m going to try and remember its formal name: “Crepiscular Rays” (and the Heaven’s Rays/lights is a lovely description too). Thanks, Chris! Cher xo

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  3. October 11, 2018 at 2:38 pm

    Beautiful beams, indeed! 🌅 xo

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    • October 11, 2018 at 4:03 pm

      Just lovely, aren’t they, Bette? If you see under the comments here, “Murph”, that is Chris Murphy who is a Meteorologist for Canada,’s “The Weather Network”! Chris has provided the formal name of the phenomenon, and I just had a ‘you learn something new every day moment!’ Thanks, dear Bette! Cher xo

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  4. October 11, 2018 at 4:49 pm

    Wonderful… 🙂

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  5. October 11, 2018 at 9:24 pm

    Wow; beautiful photo! I sure miss those Great Lakes…

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    • October 12, 2018 at 9:01 am

      Thank you, Becky! Ah, do you? Well I’ll keep posting pics of Lake Michigan! Cher xo

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      • October 12, 2018 at 2:30 pm

        Yes, I grew up in Michigan, near Lake Huron, and until about three years ago lived in the Upper Peninsula near Lake Superior. I always love to see the Lakes!

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      • October 12, 2018 at 9:32 pm

        Ah, you know the lakes well, Becky! Cher xo

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  6. October 11, 2018 at 10:09 pm

    indeed 👍

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  7. October 12, 2018 at 9:20 am

    Wonderful pic !

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  8. October 16, 2018 at 8:58 pm

    Magnificent. It looks like it would make a good scene for one wall of a home.

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    • October 17, 2018 at 6:59 am

      Why thank you, my dear! You know, that is a great idea!! Cher xo

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