Skywatch Friday: The Heavens Declare the Glory of God

 

The sky along Trail Ridge Road in Rocky Mountain National Park, Colorado. September 17, 2012.

(Note:  All pictures may be enlarged by clicking on them once or twice.)

This is my post for Skywatch Friday, a meme for sharing views of the sky from all over the world.  To see more, or to join and share your own photos of the sky, click HERE.

On our second  day in Rocky Mountain National Park Betsy and I visited parts of the park we hadn’t visited before.  It was a wonderful day, although we went from bright sunny skies, to clouds, to rain and even to some sleet and snow.  On our way over the mountains the clouds were so low we felt we could reach out and touch them.  Near the top of the mountain we came upon this scene with sunbeams showing through the clouds.

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23 Responses to “Skywatch Friday: The Heavens Declare the Glory of God”

  1. Ms. A Says:

    Those are some ominous looking clouds.

  2. Łucja-Maria Says:

    You are cordially welcome Betsy and George!
    Thanks to you, get to know some very interesting regions of the United States.
    Thank you very much.
    A photo? beautiful, stormy and mysterious.
    Have a nice weekend.

  3. MadSnapper Says:

    sunbeams always make me think the title of your post. perfect title for this pic

  4. The Incredible Woody Says:

    I am never closer to God than when I am surrounded by the beauty of nature.

  5. Linda Says:

    What a stunning picture! We saw similar skies when we were there, but I didn’t get a photo like this! Soon, though, we were in fog and sleet and snow; and it wasn’t so pretty anymore. 🙂

  6. maple lane Says:

    A wonderful capture and so happy you shared this with us. Have a nice weekend.

  7. sylviakirk Says:

    Dramatic skies with the sunbeams and what a great capture, George! Hope you and Betsy have a wonderful weekend! Enjoy!

  8. Ruth Hiebert Says:

    This picture really needs to be enlarged to see all that beauty.

  9. Rajesh Says:

    Wonderful cloudy sky.

  10. nealpt Says:

    Wow….that is gorgeous.

  11. Karin Says:

    I would simply love to be there right now! Love that photo!

  12. Peter B Says:

    What an incredible and unusual sky!!

  13. Diane b Says:

    That ia a dramatic sky and I wouldn’t like to be there then. We are such sooks when it comes to cold weather. We changed our minds about going into the Snowy Mts because it was raining, sleeting, snowing and had clouds like that. We turned towards the north west where the sun was shining but it wasn’t much warmer.

  14. Sartenada Says:

    Awesome clods – fantastic photos.

  15. maryBeth Says:

    Whoa!!! What a cool shot. It is true sometimes the clouds are so low one could touch them. I really like clouds. MB

  16. Judy Says:

    George, this is awesome!! I love those crepuscular rays streaming through the clouds, and the subtle colours!!

  17. Jewaicious Says:

    What a stunning capture of nature, light and contrasts. The rays are wonderful.

  18. dayphoto Says:

    PERFECT! I so agree!

    Linda
    http://coloradofarmlife.wordpress.com
    http://deltacountyhistoricalsociety.wordpress.com

  19. ladyfi Says:

    What a glorious shot!

  20. busy bee suz Says:

    I LOVE this shot….gives me visions of the heavens too!

  21. ZielonaMila Says:

    Beautiful photograph, discovering such places is giving a lot of satisfaction. I am greeting

  22. under the skies of arkansas Says:

    skywatch cool i totally like that

  23. Rose Says:

    That shot is just glorious!

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