rising from the Great Lake up into a cloudy sky,
hovering over the horizon as a brilliant bridge
uniting sea and sky….
making hearts sing and traffic stop on the bridge into town and becoming the chief topic of countless conversation.
What a divine antidote to news of war and environmental devastation and human folly of all kinds! In spite of it all, we live surrounded by gratuitous Beauty and amazing Grace---two of my favorite names for Godde!
Let us treasure the marvelous creation in which we live with all our hearts, and do all we can to preserve it for those who come after us.
If we allow our habitats to be ruined, nothing else we think important will matter much.
Most of all, maybe, money!