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I Am Your Ancestor

Updated on August 9, 2015

Bone of my bone....flesh of my flesh....

I have thought about you before you were born.
I have thought about you before you were born. | Source

Diluted some, but there....

"It's the blood and bonds."

I want to be known by you;

ages from now, then.

A letter from me to you....

Just as I have ancestors to thank and sorrow for, so will you. I am one of them.

If I knew you, I was fortunate.

If I didn't, I am persuaded that I will.

There are many belief systems in this world.

I ascribe to one of them, the first in our family to.

Perhaps you will be like-minded, perhaps not, even another first.

King Solomon is recorded as having said it well in Ecclesiates:

"The end of the matter; all has been heard. Fear God,

and keep His commandments; for this is the

whole duty of man. For God will bring

every deed into judgement, with

every secret thing, whether

good or evil."

The great missionary of Christianity, Paul said, "For every one that calls upon the name of the Lord will be saved."

Your life and mine are but a preparation for what comes next, a time of testing and trials to bring about the glory which is to bring to pass the immortality and eternal life of man.

Never hesitate to call upon the Lord.

The goal of a life well-lived is to cause no harm or pain to another.

Never hesitate to repent of doing wrong, whether by intent or omission.

Remember that your life is not your own, but His who sent you.

He sent you for a purpose.

Seek to know that purpose that you may fulfill it, whether in small or great things you say and do, or if only by example He alone may know.

I am but one of your ancestors. You can learn from each of us, but there are master teachers whose examples and teachings can make straight your path to your life's fulfillment and a just reward, even to immortality and life eternal.

I wish you joy and happiness on your journey.

Others have had theirs. This life is yours.



© 2015 Demas W. Jasper All rights reserved.


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    • Perspycacious profile imageAUTHOR

      Demas W Jasper 

      4 years ago from Today's America and The World Beyond

      Well said. Our lives are the only gift we can give God that He doesn't already have. Why? Because He gave us His gift of free agency, our choice to keep or to break His commandments. When we truly give our life to follow God's commandments, it is not our's to control any more, for we have given it to Him.

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      4 years ago

      Wow! Perfectly said. I am struggling to find my purpose but I think I know what it is but haven't embrace it just yet.

      I thank God that I had chosen Him for His love and mercies are my strength for each day. For my life is not my own it belongs to Jesus.

    • Perspycacious profile imageAUTHOR

      Demas W Jasper 

      4 years ago from Today's America and The World Beyond

      Ann and Deb: The food for thought can lead toward knowing one's calling in life. "Seek and ye shall find. Knock and it shall be opened unto you." Each time we study, especially when we are actively seeking, we find a new piece of our own mystery. The shame is not doing the seeking more often.

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      Deb Hirt 

      4 years ago from Stillwater, OK

      Luckily, I know my calling, but so many don't...

    • m abdullah javed profile image

      muhammad abdullah javed 

      4 years ago

      Indeed. It's my honor to be with you Demas Sir! Take care.

    • Perspycacious profile imageAUTHOR

      Demas W Jasper 

      4 years ago from Today's America and The World Beyond

      m abdullah javed - It would appear that you and I are on the same page in life. Thanks for commenting.

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      Ann Carr 

      4 years ago from SW England

      Quiet and comforting food for thought here.


    • m abdullah javed profile image

      muhammad abdullah javed 

      4 years ago

      Demos! Absolutely refreshing message with a lovely clarion call... I am your ancestor.... True the life is all about preparation for the eternity...... The element of repentance is crux of the message.... It's the "returning to God" gesture that helps a person return to his roots. Thanks for the sharing. Voted up.

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      4 years ago

      Message received, and very appreciated. XOXO

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      Dana Tate 

      4 years ago from LOS ANGELES

      I love the message in this hub. Yes, life can be rewarding if we allow the Lord to direct our steps; for only he knows in the way in which we shall go. voted up and useful.

    • Perspycacious profile imageAUTHOR

      Demas W Jasper 

      4 years ago from Today's America and The World Beyond

      sarahew88 - I sent you an email. Thanks for the comment and the follow. I hope that elephant can carry your load for you, and I look forward to your Hubs, too.

    • Perspycacious profile imageAUTHOR

      Demas W Jasper 

      4 years ago from Today's America and The World Beyond

      Once again the click to post has posted the comment to Eric twice, maybe just "for good measure"?

    • Perspycacious profile imageAUTHOR

      Demas W Jasper 

      4 years ago from Today's America and The World Beyond

      Eric - Life can be so positive in partnership with Christ and God. That partnership is the one surrender that is a lasting victory. God bless you in the righteous things you are doing.

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      4 years ago

      I like this. I will keep an eye out for more submissions from you. Mortality seems to be the elephant in the room for me and my family. So I have letters, lots of them. And notes written on the back of things. I just have this feeling that I wont be the one clearing my house out, and whoever has to do it I want them to find those notes and laugh.

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      Eric Wayne Flynn 

      4 years ago from Providence, Rhode Island

      Very positive, effective feel to the piece. Voted Up and Useful.



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