"Thank you, star," Tammy said as she ran home at dusk after a full day of play. When she arrived home, Mutto was waiting for her!

"You see? She even said 'thank you.' I like this little girl," Sparkle beamed.

"It's not fair. It's just not fair." Ray began crying and was so frustrated that he could not outshine Sparkle, that his light became dimmer and dimmer. The other stars knew that Ray was envious of Sparkle.

"When you use all your energy on pouting, your light isn't as bright and then no one can see you from down there." Sparkle pointed to the Earth. "You have to be proud to be a star and shine brightly - from within."

Another star agreed Ray was spending too much energy on crying and not enough on shining. Energy was important for a star.

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