God’s eternal day


The crucifixion hung over the world,
a deathly pall, a crushing curtain of devastated hopes,
the seeming defeat of good bowing before the cross.

But wait!
Before the whispering treachery,
before the payment of envy1 could pass from hand to hand,
before the night of agony at Gethsemane,
God’s promise stood, inviolable—
“Thou art my beloved Son, in whom I am well pleased!” 2  

The promise arched over all mankind,
tenderly caring for Jesus and lifting humanity above
the waves of hate and ignorance. 

Life without death, light without dimness,
the Christ, Truth, dawned in thought, inevitably bringing
the glory of cloudless understanding.
Love rolled away the dark stone of mortality,
revealing God’s eternal day.

Kim Haig

1 See Mary Baker Eddy, Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures, p. 47.
2 Mark 1:11.

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