Noon Prayer to the Earth

By your slow turning you have brought me to this moment when I can feel the power of the sun,
the power of a Lord at his zenith,
a power which warns me and lights my way.
Mother Earth, this is therefore a moment to praise not just Him —
and I do, indeed, praise Him for all his splendor —
but to praise you as well, for giving me this time when he might shine so brightly.