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The Old Man and The Starfish

craig's thoughts

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from

https://upliftencourageandinspire.wordpress.com/2017/11/11/the-old-man-and-the-starfish-the-power-of-one-2/

“Learning From The Old Man and The Starfish…”
Dear friend,
There is a story that I heard long ago that I should tell you about, too.
It may help change a life.
At the first glimmer of light of dawn, a young man walked at the edge of the seashore. There had been a storm the night before, and he knew this would be a good morning to find seashells. With pants rolled up above his ankles, he walked along looking for what treasures he might find.
Then the young man looked up and could barely make out a figure of a very old man ahead of him. The young man watched as the old man bent down to pick up an object from the sand, and toss it into the surf. As he got closer, and the light of morning began to turn the sand pink, he…

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“The spring of hope is universal, eternal and will never run dry.”

From Seeds of Hope To Endless Possibilities

“The spring of hope is universal, eternal and will never run dry.”

– Author Unknown

from

https://peacepursuit.wordpress.com/tag/craig-lock/

http://www.craigsquotes.wordpress.com

and

https://achampionofhope.wordpress.com/

“Sharing, supporting, informing,  enlightening, “entertaining”(??), encouraging, empowering, igniting, uplifting (and perhaps even) inspiring”
enough there for now, c!
STarless-night

Pictures (above great) by my old friend John (“the world’s third worst photographer”, so he calls himself), but whose photographic talents I definitely  do NOT possess)!

from

https://www.facebook.com/johnetnewton/

https://www.facebook.com/fotoshop66

http://www.johnsphotopics.wordpress.com

https://dreammerchantweb.wordpress.com/2016/05/26/dream-merchant-photo-images/

www.capetownmypictures.wordpress.com

https://capetownphotopictures.wordpress.com/

http://www.sawriter.wordpress.com

http://www.mandelamadiba.wordpress.com

https://southafricathebelovedcountry.wordpress.com/

www.onetaleoftwocities.wordpress.com

http://www.itsalwaysdarkestbeforethedawn.wordpress.com

http://www.beliefhope.wordpress.com

www.lifeisgodsnovel.wordpress.com

http://www.craiglockbooks.wordpress.com

and www.awritersdreams.wordpress.com

Shared by  craig “the world’s fourth worst writer and absolutely worst photographer ”,

“Information and Inspiration Distributor, Incorrigible Encourager and People-builder”

(well my friends and family say I’m “safest” just writing and encouraging others)

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“My aim, ‘mission’ is to uplift, encourage and hopefully even perhaps inspire, enhancing people’s lives with happiness and a  touch of joy…and so hopefully igniting a ripple effect that may even ultimately transform the world… just a little, one mind, one heart, one life and  one small step at a time.”

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“When people’s hearts (and lives) are filled with love, the world is full of hope”

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“If I can uplift and perhaps even inspire just ONE person, I can and will be happy… and die (eventually) joyfully…with joy in my heart”

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Death of a prize-winning dissident

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