The Starfish Story

A variation on the classic faith mission of caring for God's creation. Includes video link to original.


MAKING IT MATTER

Every morning a woman walked along the beach, picking up starfish that had washed ashore with the tide and throwing them back into the sea.

Someone approached her one day and asked what she was doing. She explained that the starfish would otherwise die in the heat of the sun.

“But there must be hundreds of starfish washed upon this stretch of beach alone every day” said the man. “What you are doing, does it make a difference? In fact, does it really matter?”

The woman picked up a starfish and fling it far into the waves. She turned to the man and said “It made a difference to that one. But the point is, it matters to me.”

To everyone involved in making a difference to animals to “making it matter”. THANK YOU.

 

Watch - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Nk5mfEjwfEQ


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