Creation reflects the rule of God,
who is praised by the breath of all life.
and goodness fill the universe;
knowledge and wisdom encircle God's presence.
Exalted is God
by creatures celestial;
enhanced and adorned by the mysteries of heaven.
God's throne is
guarded by truth and purity;
God is surrounded by mercy and love.
Good are the lights
our God has created,
fashioning them with insight and wisdom.
Endowed by God
with power and vigor,
They maintain dominion amidst the world.
Abounding in splendor,
their radiant light adorns the universe.
Rejoicing in rising,
they rush to obey their Creator's will.
God is acclaimed
by beauty and glory,
God's sovereignty sung by celebration and praise.
God summoned the
sun, whose light shone forth,
then gave to the moon its cyclical glow.
The stars and planets,
all bodies of the heavens
acclaim God with praise;
celestial creatures give glory and greatness . . .
The Rabbinical Assembly
The United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism