luminescent fiery sentinels keeping time as they watch.
What are they watching, those glowing lights in the heavens,
with their connect-the-dot stick figures,
resembling the art of a preschooler?
Those stars are burning inside-outside their nuclear hearts,
on fire with God’s Word,
set ablaze by the spoken creative act of the Creator on Day four…
and yet before you and I on day six. *88***~**
Looking at the window today as the sun poured in, I saw not the sun’s beam, but
a ray of dust…and I remembered the Keeper of the Stars. The dust we see around
us, on the ground, on our computer screens, and yes, even the dust of our skin,
all circulates the globe in the rapid transit of the wind currents. We receive
wind from Africa quickly on any given day. But, where does the dust in Africa
come from? Where does it all come from? Dust floats endlessly around the galaxy,
the remnants of stars…yes, we are made of stardust. Even our daystar…the Sun
lends us her dust. God reached down and formed man from the dust of the ground,
but then he gave the sun her companions in the dark vast night of space…the
sister stars. And, like all sisters, those stars, and ours, have been sharing
their basics for centuries past, right up until this very moment while you are
You are not only bathed in stardust, but you are sharing that dust, and
the same components of all the created beings who ever lived. Whether King
David, or Martin Luther, or Hitler, or Stalin, or Dr. King, or your father,
our basic elements, mere dust, all float endlessly around our atmosphere.
And, so you cat lovers are part & one with dear Miss Kitty. You knew you
felt some kinship, but it is not an evolutionary kinship. You are sharing
the stardust. But, there is plenty to go around.
Do not think anything is ever lost with God. He holds you in the palm of
His hand. Though you are formed from the dust, the Creator breathed into you His
spirit, the breath of life, and you became a living soul. Just like the Egyptian
Sphinx becomes covered with the desert dust, and must be constantly
re-excavated, to reveal the colossal cat, when the dust of your body is sifted
through the fingers of God, your soul will live on and return to the Maker. God
keeps you, you who are made of stardust, bathed in starlight for the number of
your days, God keeps you forever as His creation. Remember who made you little
Ecclesiastes 12:1 Remember now thy Creator in the days of thy youth, while
the evil days come not, nor the years draw nigh, when thou shalt say, I have no
pleasure in them;
Genesis 1:14-19 And God said, Let there be lights in the firmament of the
heaven to divide the day from the night; and let them be for signs, and for
seasons, and for days, and years: And let them be for lights in the firmament
of the heaven to give light upon the earth: and it was so. And God made two
great lights; the greater light to rule the day, and the lesser light to rule
the night: he made the stars also. And God set them in the firmament of the
heaven to give light upon the earth, And to rule over the day and over the
night, and to divide the light from the darkness: and God saw that it was good.
And the evening and the morning were the fourth day.