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Are You Making a Difference?

Today I want to share a parable of a Starfish that has had a profound affect on my life. It not only affected how I interact with the people I know but on how I  feel I can help people in my business. I read a version of this parable in a book called “The Hole in the Gospel”. I hope it inspires you as it did me.

One morning an elderly man was walking on a nearly deserted beach. He came upon a boy surrounded by thousands and thousands of starfish.  As eagerly as he could, the youngster was picking them up and throwing them back into the ocean. Puzzled, the older man looked at the young boy and  asked, “Little boy, what are you doing?” The youth responded without looking  up, “I’m trying to save these starfish, sir.” The old man chuckled aloud and queried. “Son, there are thousands of starfish and only one of you. What difference can you make?” Holding a starfish in his hand, the boy turned to the man and, gently tossing the starfish into the water, said,”It will make a difference to that one!” (source unknown)

This has inspired me to help just one person who might need it. I hope it does the same for you. We all have talents and unique abilities that we can use to help others. What are you doing to make a difference in the lives of the people you come in contact, one by one? Drop me a line I would love to hear your stories!