It Is Good

Mary Mathieu

It is through the silence I recognize the good.

I see it in the trees,

Within the singing birds,

Who sing a hymn that reassures my purpose.

I see it in the animals,

Who sing off hope, off innocence, off freedom.

I see it on a leaf, 

The dew that resides while the angels rejoice in tears.

And finally, I see it in the creatures who walk on all fours, then on twos, then on threes.

Oh, what a beautiful sight to behold. 

One that is so wholesome, so pure, so marvelous. 

It is I who sees the goodness of creation.