She was puzzled when she saw a young boy doing this at the beach. His response was pure gold.

Sometimes life’s challenges can overwhelm us and seem impossible.

Think about building a house. Sure it sounds hard, but obviously it’s been done before. A sturdy house starts with a solid foundation, then it is strengthened brick by brick.

You just have to do what you can a little bit at a time.

Roger Knapp shared this story about a young girl with a big heart.

Read the story below.

I awoke early, as I often did, just before sunrise to walk by the ocean’s edge and greet the new day.

As I moved through the misty dawn, I focused on a faint, far away motion. I saw a youth, bending and reaching and flailing arms, dancing on the beach, no doubt in celebration of the perfect day soon to begin.

As I approached, I sadly realized that the youth was not dancing to the bay, but rather bending to sift through the debris left by the night’s tide, stopping now and then to pick up a starfish and then standing, to heave it back into the sea.

I asked the youth the purpose of the effort.

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