Life’s Little Alphabet – ‘I’ is for Imagine

Albert Einstein once said, “Imagination is more important than knowledge. For knowledge is limited to all we now know and understand, while imagination embraces the entire world, and all there ever will be to know and understand.” Or to put it more simply, imagination has been, and will be, the driving force behind every discovery … Continue reading Life’s Little Alphabet – ‘I’ is for Imagine

Life’s Little Alphabet – ‘H’ is for Help

Help. It’s such a small word, and yet it can have such a profound impact on our lives. How much of our lives have we depended on receiving help from others? For the first few years of our lives, we need help to do practically anything at all. Then, as we grow, we start learning … Continue reading Life’s Little Alphabet – ‘H’ is for Help

Life’s Little Alphabet – ‘G’ is for Gratitude

It just seems right that “gratitude” should rhyme with “attitude” since they almost always go hand in hand. They’re like BFFs. Where you find one, the other is almost sure to follow. Positive gratitude = positive attitude. Negative gratitude = negative attitude. Think about it. Think about any person you know who always seems to … Continue reading Life’s Little Alphabet – ‘G’ is for Gratitude

Life’s Little Alphabet – ‘E’ is for Effort

When our children were growing up, we always told them, “We don’t expect you to be the best, but we do expect you to try your best.” Now, why would we tell them we didn’t expect them to be the best? Didn’t we want them to excel and succeed? Of course we did. But we … Continue reading Life’s Little Alphabet – ‘E’ is for Effort

Life’s Little Alphabet – ‘D’ is for Dreams

Many people—including yours truly—often use the words “dreams” and “goals” interchangeably. And, depending upon the context in which they’re used, that might be okay in certain instances. However, to truly understand our own motivations and why we do what we do when we’re trying to achieve something, we need to realize that dreams and goals … Continue reading Life’s Little Alphabet – ‘D’ is for Dreams

Life’s Little Alphabet – ‘C’ is for Communication

I don’t think it would be a stretch to say that more problems and misunderstandings throughout history have been caused by lack of communication than anything else. These days, it seems like more and more people think “communication” involves shouting louder than the other person. Um, no. That’s not communication; that’s chaos. Communication between two … Continue reading Life’s Little Alphabet – ‘C’ is for Communication

Life’s Little Alphabet – ‘B’ is for Believe

A wise sage from my favorite, albeit short-lived, science fiction series once told the misbehavin’ hero, “I don’t care what you believe. Just believe in it!” That’s astute advice for all of us, because the things we believe, or disbelieve, will impact every single decision we ever make in our lives. Now, before we get … Continue reading Life’s Little Alphabet – ‘B’ is for Believe