The Lord God took Abram outside and said,
"Look up at the sky and count the stars, if you can.
Just so," he added, "shall your descendants be.
Have you ever seen a huge flock of birds, whirling across the skies and forming something hypnotic with their movements? We used to get starlings by the thousands in Memphis. They'd congregate by Ken's warehouse in the winter, and if startled, they'd rise up in this black cloud, uncountable in their numbers, and do something just like this (fast forward to :25 if you're pressed for time):
Whether starlings or stars, the point's the same- God blesses us with more things than we could ever count.