Tuesday, February 17, 2009

The Starfish Story - and Best Health is moving!

Best Health is moving and tonight as I sat at the computer for a moment to take a break from the seemingly endless packing .. the Maverick Spirit came into my inbox and Wayne told this story..

Once upon a time, there was a wise man who used to go to the ocean to do his writing. He had a habit of walking on the beach before he began his work.

One day, as he was walking along the shore, he looked down the beach and saw a human figure moving like a dancer. He smiled to himself at the thought of someone who would dance to the day, and so, he walked faster to catch up.

As he got closer, he noticed that the figure was that of a young man, and that what he was doing was not dancing at all. The young man was reaching down to the shore, picking up small objects, and throwing them into the ocean.

He came closer still and called out "Good morning! May I ask what it is that you are doing?"

The young man paused, looked up, and replied "Throwing starfish into the ocean."

"I must ask, then, why are you throwing starfish into the ocean?" asked the somewhat startled wise man.

To this, the young man replied, "The sun is up and the tide is going out. If I don't throw them in, they'll die."

Upon hearing this, the wise man commented, "But, young man, do you not realize that there are miles and miles of beach and there are starfish all along every mile? You can't possibly make a difference!"

At this, the young man bent down, picked up yet another starfish, and threw it into the ocean. As it met the water, he said, "It made a difference for that one."

This is how I wish to live my life in every day...
Wayne tells some good ones and his final comment was..
So, can I encourage you to take the time to do something that will make difference to someone else's life... and it doesn't have to be much and they don't need to know. Just take a moment, do something special... the universe will know and that's enough
... it is worth signing up for his regular Maverick Spirit Newsletter.
You can do it here.

Oh and by the way.. Best Health is now at 8 Hopgood Street, Melville, WA 6156 and our new phone number is 08 9330 2087. We plan on continuing to give our wholeheartedness to bring optimum health to all who visit.

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