One At A Time

Today’s message is from a book written by Jack Canfield and Mark Hanson. One At A Time A friend of ours was walking down a deserted Mexican Beach at sunset. As he walked along, he began to see another man in the distance. As he grew nearer, he noticed the local native kept leaning down, picking something up and throwing it into the water. Time and time again, he kept hurling things into the ocean. Our friend was puzzled. He approached the man and said: “Good Evening, friend. I was wondering what are your doing?’ “I’m throwing these starfish back into the ocean. You see, it’s low tide right now and all of these starfish have been washed up onto the shore. If I don’t throw them back into the sea, they’ll die up here from the lack of oxygen.” “I understand’, my friend replied, “but there must be thousands of starfish on this beach. You can’t possibly get to all of them. There are simply too many. And don’t you realize this is probably happening on hundreds of beaches up and down the cost. Can’t you see that you can’t possibly make a difference?” The local native smiles, bent down, and picked up yet another starfish, and as he threw it back into the sea, he replied, “Made a difference to that one!” **************************************************************** It’s been a while since I posted my last blog, so it’s a good idea to start with something as inspiring as this to get back on track again. Sometimes it would seem as if one little thing that we do is not at...