The study centre is up to date
The principle tells of all the improvements
The finest discovery is the green blackboard
The scientists have studied long and have
We know now that green is the ideal colour
that it doesn't tire the eyes
that it is quieting and relaxing
It has occurred to me, Lord, that you
didn't wait so long to paint the trees
and meadows green.
Your research labs were efficient.
And in order not to tire us you perfected
a number of shades of green for your
So the "finds" of men consist of discovering
what you have known from time immemorial.
Thank you, Lord, for being the good father
who gives his children the joy of discovering
by themselves the treasures of his intelligence
and love, but keep us from believing that by
ourselves we have invented anything at all.
Michel Quoist - Prayers of Life