Make A Difference in Marriages
Make A Difference
By Author Unknown
Here is a great story that will have a positive influence in how you treat your spouse. It all starts with one person that desires to make a difference in the life of another. When you consider how much this world throws at us, it is hard to fathom how we can offer positive changes with so much injustice and hurt in the world. Still when you set your mind to reach out and make a difference in the life of one person, namely your spouse, the dividends are life changing. Now imagine if it were exponential. You make a difference in the life of your spouse, who in turn has the same affect in your life. In a like manner, you and your wife set out to pour into others to make a difference in their lives and the cycle goes on and on. With this in mind, let the following story have an affect in how you set out to have a positive impact in other peoples lives!
A man was walking down the beach at sunset. As, he walked along, he saw another man in the distance. He noticed this man kept leaning down, picking up something and throwing it out into the water, again and again. As, he approached even closer, he noticed that the man was picking up starfish that had been washed up on the beach. He was throwing them back into the water, one by one.
Puzzled, he approached the man and said,
“Good Evening. I was wondering what you are doing.”
“I’m throwing these starfish back into the ocean. You see, it’s low tide and all these starfish have been washed up onto the shore. If, I don’t throw them back into the ocean, they’ll die up here from lack of oxygen.”
“But, there must be thousands of starfish on this beach. You can’t possible get to all of them. And, don’t you realize this is probably happening on hundreds of beaches all up and down this coast. Can’t you see that you can’t possibly make a difference?”
The man bent down and picked up yet another starfish, and threw it back into the ocean. With a smile he replied, “Made a difference to that one !!!”
Just remember, no matter how small the deed
you can make a difference.
Do it today.
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