Wednesday, April 22, 2009

Happy Earth Day

This is My Father's World (click)

This is my Father's world,
And to my listening ears
All nature sings and round me rings
The music of the spheres.

This is my Father's world,
I rest me in the thought
Of rocks and trees, of skies and seas,
His hand the wonders wrought.

This is my Father's world
The birds their carols raise.
The morning light, the lily white,
Declare their Maker's praise.

This is my Father's world
He shines in all that's fair;
In the rustling grass, I hear Him pass,
He speaks to me everywhere.

This is my Father's world,
O let me ne'er forget:
That thought the wrong seems oft' so strong,
God is the ruler yet.

This is my Father's world,
The battle is not done
Jesus who died shall be satisfied,
And the earth and heaven be one.

Earth Day in so many cases is overrated. Yes, we want to be green, earth-friendly, and eco-conscious, but as christians, we need to take it one step further. Let's not forget to celebrate Who put this earth here and gave us the duty of caring for it! Praise the Lord for the beauty of the earth!