Category: Poetry

Watching the Sky on a Cold Winter Night

You are God, the Only God, Whose thought became creation.You are God of all the world – the far, the near, and all that fills between;The light, the air, the highlands, hills and valleys;The wind and waves, the sea and sand and shore,The clouds that race across the winter skyAnd build with summer thunder to the edge of space.You, O God, are God of day’s bright hours,Of nighttime lit by points of stars, of twilight born of dawn and dusk.You, O God, are God of sight, of sound, of soft red eveningsFilled with longing, love and loosened cares,And shining mornings full of hope.You are God of work, of rest, reflection, sleep and dreams.More perfectly than any glass, the universe reflects …
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