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God’s Eye In the Sky

Let providence reign, rain down on us!

God’s tears are softly shed

for the holy in an unholy land, or

does He cry for the unholy in a holy land?

God’s eye in the sky still casts upon us

as His words roll off His sacred tongue…

Do not pervert justice so that you will live,

but to live, what does that mean?

Believe what you may, but I believe

God gives us sustenance for our hungry souls,

He’s not adding up all the years to come,

so that we can stand with Him again.

Do not bear false witness,

even as a child we know,

how sacrilegious are those who lie.

A lie creates another lie, and on down the line,

till we try to fool ourselves and God.

Do not favor the poor in court.

His words seem to have an ironic twist,

for the poor are given all that’s left,

He opens the chambers of our hearts to give.

Help your neighbor’s donkey’s overload,

bear their burden with empathy,

no matter what happened way back when,

as we might find our loads too much to bear.

Treat strangers with respect

 for we were strangers in a strange land!

Don’t forget God’s gift of roots,

when you were scattered

to spring into a world that you’d never seen.

God’s eye is cast upon our devoted prayers

rising like a billow of smoke and sparks,

in a tilted world where chaos plays,

igniting the chain of life on and on,

passing the torch back to us again.

About Lisa Tremback

I started writing in Elementary school and was published in school and local newspapers. I graduated from Kishwaukee College with an A.A. in English and a certificate in Computer Operations. I later studied under the poet, Bill Knox, at Columbia College in Chicago. I have been published at Colorado State University's underground newspaper. I enjoy writing almost every day and love to write about my relationship with G-d.

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