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God of Sky and God of Earth (A Reflection on the Prayer of Jesus)

From the Boundless Life collection

God of sky and God of Earth

Your bright presence we explore

Deep within us and beyond

All our reason’s structured lore.

As we eat may we all share

Nurture with Earth’s starving poor.

 

Give us, God, forgiving hearts

Which affirm each other’s worth

With the grace you offer us

When our pride dissolves in mirth

And we join with those who spread

Your just peace throughout the Earth.

 

In our lonely times of trail,

When faith’s markers turn to sand,

Help us trust what lies beyond

All we glean with eye or hand

Till your presence gifts a truth

Love alone can understand.

 

God you greet us everywhere,

Both as grieving hides the Sun

Or when wonder, with delight,

Clothes us all in sacred fun.

In that wonder we will sing

Of your wholeness, Cosmic One.

 

Text © William Livingstone Wallace. Music © Judy Moore.

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