Red Setter Christian once more hitting it out of the park 🙂 I’m with him on the whole choosing the kind of Christmas that isn’t a frenzy of buying. And definitely on the side of anyone who calls advertisers for defiling the nature of story to simply make us covet things we don’t need.
Great job big guy (so very envious)
A well-known story goes something like this …
“Walking along a beach, a man catches sight of a young woman who appears to be engaged in a ritual dance. She stoops down, then straightens to her full height, casting her arm in an open arc. Drawing closer he sees that the beach around her is littered with starfish and she is throwing them one by one into the sea.
Incredulous, he says, “There are stranded starfish as far as the eye can see, for miles up the beach. What difference can saving a few of them make?”
Smiling, she bends down and tosses another starfish out over the water saying, “It makes a difference to this one.”
Back when I used to speak in school assemblies, I’d use this story occasionally to illustrate the idea that each individual and their actions were important; on rare occasions I think that…
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