This is a simple prayer to remember the majesty of G-d’s creation. It appears in This Joyous Soul: A New Voice for Ancient Yearnings from CCAR Press. Thank you to the Jennie Cohen, editor and publisher of the Jewish Post & Opinion, who matched the prayer with artist Jackie Olenick to produce a beautiful cover using the prayer, slightly modifying the name to “Praise for Creation.”
Author of life,
Architect of creation,
Artist of earth,
Your works declare Your Holy Name.
Vast spaces of brilliance and grandeur.
You created pallet and paint,
Color and hue,
Shape and form,
Abundant and beautiful,
Glorious and majestic,
Full of mystery and wonder.
Blessed are You,
With divine love You created a world of splendor.
© 2019 CCAR Press from This Joyous Soul: A New Voice for Ancient Yearnings
Postscript: Other prayers about creation include: “To Know Your Word” and “About the Rainbow.”
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