And It Was Good

God looked upon creation and He smiled
His glory was reflected, undefiled
He painted the flowers and splashed every dawn
Sculpted the elephant and speckled the fawn

Planets and stars He strategically placed
Into the farthest reaches of space
He handcrafted Everest and things microscopic
Of every good thing He inspired the topic

His fingerprints are well interspersed
Through the entirety of this universe
His undeniable power is revealed everywhere
A cause to worship the One whose image we bear

The Way of Blessedness

Oh, God help me to know    T he rich es  of  Yo ur  mercy  -   Though  I am poor and naked, blind -   In covering my shame;  ...