Wow. Look at this multi sun-dogged and ice-halo-ed image of the afternoon sun bouncing through various layers of ice crystals in cirrus clouds, taken in Alabama on Oct. 30th as Post Tropical Cyclone Sandy trudged past its glancing blow. (Click image for high res version.) Image courtesy solar physicist David Hathaway, via SpaceWeather. Kinda gives one the impression that something is looking out for us -- as well as perhaps an indication of where some ancient symbolism might be sourced.