Sunday, September 23, 2012

On This Evening's Eve





On this evening’s eve
The aural scrim descends
In sable folds; it weaves
The moments, gold
To dim, then deeper blends

Purple sweeping shadows
Like painted turrets sprawl
Across the land; the meadow
A stadium where
We watch night’s curtain fall

It tugs in motionless motion
The beauty and brutality
Of this day’s lot; an ocean
Of pure grandeur
Seals its jot in history

Alpha and Omega draws
The shade; it is dark
And day is done
But only day; His love and grace
Go on
And on
And on
And on…


© Janet Martin

I took my daughter and her friend out to a field a few miles from here to watch the sun set. Victoria said that she is going to name that field Sunset Stadium. I LOVE it!:) And all that great open sky, and all that wild wonder and all that awesome creation is a mere 'whisper of Him'  ...a mere speck of His glory and grace! Hallelujah.

The girls wanted the 'best seat in the House'...









5 comments:

  1. Beautiful words Janet; how powerful is our God! Love your picture at "Sunset Stadium"! Ha!

    Blessings and love,
    Denise

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  2. Thank-you:) It re-affirms my belief in the joy of simple things being life's greatest blessing.

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  3. So blessed...thank you for this.

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  4. Love this...Victoria's description..the best.They will thank you some day...for your love of skies.

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  5. Glynis, thank-you:)

    Lucy, I hope so...last week one day Matt said, Mom, come here, I think this is something you don't want to miss (it was a really cool cloud-sky:)...and Lucy, THAT is what I would miss if I was at work...sigh. The Lord WILL PROVIDE OUR NEEDS!

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