Numerical predictions can sometimes feel overwhelming or frightening. But opening our hearts to the wholeness of God and His entire creation allows God’s healing, saving light to shine through.

How often we hear
of a certain percent –
perhaps fifty-five, or eleven,
ninety-nine or seven –
presenting its picture of health, wealth, or self.

How often God speaks in a different way,
I AM one hundred
and forever.

As we hear,
we humbly, meekly, gratefully pray,
Thank Goodness.

I will publish the name of the Lord: ascribe ye greatness unto our God. He is the Rock, his work is perfect: for all his ways are judgment: a God of truth and without iniquity, just and right is he.
Deuteronomy 32:3, 4

Poem originally published in the Feb. 13, 2012, issue of the Christian Science Sentinel.

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