I'M FEELING A LITTLE DUSTY, TODAY
In the 1600's, Angelus Silesius wrote
the following verse:
"What'er thou lovest, man
That too become thou must
God, if thou lovest God
Dust if thou lovest dust"
And, another writing from that same
time frame, by Robert Wild:
"An epitaph for ye godly man's tomb:
Here lies a piece of Christ; a star in dust;
a vein of gold, a china dish that must be
used in heaven, where God shall feast the
I don't know about you, but I have collected,
in my day, enough dust to fill several bins.
But, I know that under all that dust, there is
a star of mine waiting to shine.
As we go through life, may we dust ourselves
off, make of ourselves useful godly servants,
and glitter like golden shining stars, for God's
(Written on October 10, 2015)