Like catalysts, they either make positive or negative impact in a situation.
In the movie Troy, once Helen was added to the mix, the long anticipated truce ended. In King Priam’s effort to make sense of it all, he said to Paris;
I’ve fought many wars in my time. Some I’ve fought for land, some for power, some for glory. I suppose fighting for love makes more sense than all the rest.
On the flip-side, Esther’s intervention brought freedom to her people.
So as part of our strategy for 2014, we need to be on the lookout. They are worth our attention.