Nature's Prayer

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    Nature's Prayer

    Bristling wind shear

    Tear me not I pray

    Nor keep me from appointed rounds

    On my way

    Through the mystery of creation

     

    Let fair weather be on my side

    That I might hide

    When harshness batters and pounds

    Against those who prefer the sting of wrath

    To the perfect timing and fellowship

    Of our Creator’s righteousness

    And glory

     

    Preach to me

    Dear rain and hail

    Fall loudly on the lost

    When the moment comes

    To shake them back from death

    In the fear of God’s storm warning

     

    Teach me the perfect lesson

    That I might learn what it means

    To be one with the awesome power

    And destructibility

    Of heaven’s temper tantrums

     

    Amen

     

     

    John Christopher

    1989

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    Aristotle (384 BC-322 BC) Greek philosopher.

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