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Tashlikh is a Hebrew word meaning "casting off" and is a Jewish tradition performed on the afternoon of Rosh Hashanah. The custom is to go to a large, natural flowing water (such as a river, lake or sea, etc), and 'throw' into it all previous year's sins. This is an interpretation of the bible ceremony: "You will cast all their sins into the depths of the sea." (Micah 7:18-20).
Starfish - I still love the story of casting back the starfish stranded on the shore... "What difference can it make to save one starfish when there are miles of beach and thousands of stranded starfish."......"It matters to this one.
“We cast a shadow on something wherever we stand, and it is no good moving from place to place to save things; because the shadow always follows. Choose a place where you won't do harm - yes, choose a place where you won't do very much harm, and stand in it for all you are worth, facing the sunshine.” ~ E.M. Forster