When time began its motion, darkness engulfed the earth.
God poetically spoke His animating Verse.
Mindfully Light dawned
Before the sun ruled the day or the stars the night.
Before creating eyes to see, even Darwin would agree,
There was light.
The Voice made both the light good and the good light
To illumine all things, before there was sight
Or a sun to shine.
The first eyes could see but childishly not comprehend.
The clever serpent promised they would be opened
She would see what she now believed God had hid.
Right then darkly the eyes of her heart closed
Could Eve still see the fruit was good?
Sightless eyes delighted in the Garden Tree.
Then, Adam and Eve hid what God gloriously clothed
Hoping to blind the Omniscient’s eyes.
He played along. “Where are you?”
Like young children covering their eyes,
With certainty to watchful parents mirthfully proclaim:
“You can’t see me” and truly believe the lie.
So Adam, so Eve hid among the trees
Covering themselves with the leaves
Convinced the Creator could not see them or their deed.
Gospel truth: In this sunlit world a man born
Without his ancestors’ eyes to see.
Eve faithlessly believed her eyes were closed, was deaf to the Light.
The sightless man listened to the Word
As only the blind can do with heightened sense he hears.
His eyes opened. He listened to Whom Eve would not.
The Invisible God can be seen?
With the eyes of faith
The Blind Man saw the Word
He had obeyed.
In time, Paradise was also opened
By the Light of the World.