In the film “Sleepless in Seattle,” Tom Hanks plays a widowed man (Sam Baldwin) whose son calls a radio talk show (Dr. Marcia Fieldstone) in an attempt to find his dad a new wife.
Dr. Marcia Fieldstone: Tell me what was so special about your wife?
Sam Baldwin: It was a million tiny little things that, when you added them all up, they meant we were supposed to be together, and I knew it. I knew it the first time I touched her. It was like coming home, only to no home I’d ever known. I was just taking her hand to help her out of a car and I knew it. It was like magic.
His response gets at our motto of “small things often.” On their own, a million tiny little things don’t seem that important, but when you add them all up, they make a big difference.
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