Isaiah 60:1-22 · The Glory of Zion
A Thousand Points of Light
Isaiah 60:1-3; 18-22
by J. Howard Olds

One of my favorite stories goes something like this: An old man was walking the beach one morning when he saw a kid in the distance doing something like a dance. As the old man got closer to the boy he said, “Good morning, what are your doing?" “Saving starfish," replied the kid. “The sun is up, the tide is going out. If I don't throw these starfish back into the ocean they will all die." “But, young man, there are miles and miles of beach and starfish are everywhere. You can't possibly make a difference," insisted the old gentleman. Unconvinced, the kid bent down, picked up another starfish, threw it into the sea and said, “It makes a difference to this one, Sir!"

“Arise and shine," said the prophet Isaiah, “For your light has come." It's time to make a difference. No one can do everythi…

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