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James Dobson, founder of Focus on the Family, shared this story of a pilot who flew his single-engine plane to a rural airport late one evening. By the time the pilot had gotten to the airport, everyone was already gone and the sun had set. Darkness had settled over the land. There were no lights on the field or on the plane. The pilot realized he could be out of gas within two hours so he flew frantically in circles not knowing what his fate would be.As panic began to grip his heart, something amazing happened. Someone near the airport heard the constant drone of the small-engine plane over their home. They immediately got in their car and raced to the airport. With their lights shining they drove up and down the strip over and over again. This indicated to the pilot the position of the runway. Slowly and cautiously, the pilot was able to land the plane safely because someone shined the light.The Bible teaches us in Matthew 5:14, “Ye are the light of the world”. I believe we can all agree that we’re living in a dark world today. There are many who, like the pilot, are in panic looking for a safe place to “land”. As we go through our day, may we shine our light for those who are looking for light to keep them from crashing in the darkness.