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A Speck of Dust

Updated on February 2, 2016
Truly I am as a speck of dust, one part of the universe...
Truly I am as a speck of dust, one part of the universe... | Source

May you radiate what you can....

In all the universe I was alone...a speck of dust.

And then you found me, and the light of your love for me shown within me.

In that instant my loneliness smiled.

I radiated what only you could see as my eternal worth, so much so that others could see it too in my smile.

As you told me you would never leave me, I understood the meaning of love.

As I understood that you, the very son of the very God who created me, cared enough to die for me, I (a speck of cosmic dust) saw somehow within me the spark of my own eternal nature, the light of my one small candle. And like the speck of dust I thought I was, I now could see the first glimmer of what you knew I could become.

Another friend of yours had no gold or silver to share with those who thought they needed some, but he said he would share what he did have.

Lord, grant that I may share my smile; grant that the light of my one small candle may light a corner of darkness, that others who feel as alone as I once did, may come to know and see the spark of their own eternal significance...and come to love thee too.

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©1997 Demas W. Jasper All rights reserved.

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      Demas W Jasper 9 months ago from Today's America and The World Beyond

      "Give God the joy of loving you at your best." This is a quote from an apostle, Marvin J. Ashton

      Can you imagine God smiling with joy over something that you did for yourself and someone else when it was needed?

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      Demas W Jasper 5 years ago from Today's America and The World Beyond

      marcoujor: What indeed is man that God is mindful of us?

      That he allowed His only begotten Son to be a holy sacrifice for us that He might bring to pass the eternal life of us? It is that, which we "specks of dust" honor this Easter and in every day in which we live righteously and seek to be more worthy of His love.

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      Demas W Jasper 5 years ago from Today's America and The World Beyond

      I am so glad this moved so many of you in positive ways. Taking time to think, especially if you can on a starry night away from city lights, with the whole universe whirling around your head, is enough to know that we ourselves are a mere speck of dust. How true that statement: "What is man that thou art mindful of him?"

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      Deborah Brooks Langford 5 years ago from Brownsville,TX

      wow so inspiring and beautiful.. You are a kind man..

      voted up

      debbie

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      Maria Jordan 5 years ago from Jeffersonville PA

      Written with much kindness, goodness and compassion... a peaceful, hopeful inspiration to us all.

      Voted UP & Awesome. This is a wonderful introduction to your work and I look forward to reading much more.

      Have a good evening, mar.

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      Rebecca Mealey 5 years ago from Northeastern Georgia, USA

      A truly beautiful piece! I enjoyed reading this, such deep thoughts.

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      Sueswan 5 years ago

      Hi Perspycacious

      Beautiful and inspirational

      God is love.

      Voted up and away.

      Have a good weekend.

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      reikieffect 5 years ago

      Absolutely beautiful! Life is the ultimate mistery and if we allow ourselves to see...we can see God every step of the way. Very touching!

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      WD Curry 111 5 years ago from Space Coast

      I am an artist. I can see the cover of this card, or maybe a public mural in the court house. I am sure it is an award winner.

      This is a step towards proving my theory. Psalms are still being written

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      calico Stark 5 years ago from Earth for the time being

      This moved me greatly! Man, I am reading great stuff today! I love this part...

      "As you told me you would never leave me, I understood the meaning of love."

      I don't think anyone truly knows an unconditional love until they experience this. Vote up! This was a blessing to read!

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      Mike Pugh 5 years ago from New York City

      Nicely done with this hub here, I also wrote one about chasing repetitious dust as a poem, so its interesting to see this take on the dust particle things in reference to us as humans or a mere spec of existence.

      Voted up! thanks for sharing.

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      Caroline Marie 5 years ago

      This is very beautiful and inspiring. Great work!

      "grant that the light of my one small candle may light a corner of darkness, that others who feel as alone as I once did, may come to know and see the spark of their own eternal significance...and come to love thee."

      Wonderful words.