Sunday, March 13, 2011

"The Night Sky"

The jeweler


Holds out the black velvet cloth,
And thousands of diamonds
of every size,
Glitter and gleam and hold my eyes.


Then I see
The jeweler's careful clockwork,


As the celestial bodies circle


Their appointed paths
With unfailing precision and unending beauty.


There are some 
Who say there is no God,


But I know there is
a Heavenly Jeweler
For I have seen His gems.

by Jana Powell, "The Night Sky", New Era, June 1984, 51
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2 comments:

Heather said...

Beautiful pictures and a beautiful poem! LOVE!!!

Michelle said...

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1. Accept the award, post it on your blog together with the name of the person who has granted the award and his or her blog link.
2. Pass the award to 15 other blogs that you've newly discovered (15-ish)
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Thanks for inspiring me!
Michelle
www.wanderingstill.blogspot.com

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