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 – ‘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

Life’s Little Alphabet – ‘A’ is for Attitude

It only seems appropriate that the word “attitude” begins with 'A,' which puts it at the beginning of the list. Without question, our attitude is the single most important factor in how we live our lives and how we view and approach the situations we encounter on a day to day basis. Put quite simply: … Continue reading Life’s Little Alphabet – ‘A’ is for Attitude