Daily Word: See the Whole Picture! (Don't Lose the Forest for the Trees)

Happy Friday, my visionaries!

Welcome to the last day of the week, but still another opportunity to make great things happen! Today's Daily Word is dedicated to your vision and your ability to see the whole picture. I once had an elementary teacher who always said "Don't lose the forest for the trees." As a young adolescent, not trying to understand what the phrase meant, I always thought it was the dumbest thing... I thought... if you're already in the forest, how can you lose it for the trees??? It just didn't make sense!!

In actuality, people do it all the time. We set grand goals for ourselves (the forest) and break them down into small pieces (the trees), but while trying to accomplish the small pieces, we sometimes lose sight of the bigger picture. Sometimes the answer might be another small piece, but we get so caught up in the current situation that we jeopardize the grand prize!

See the Whole Picture!! Always remember what your original goal is, and do what's in the best interest of reaching that goal. What you can see beyond is what you will eventually get! See more than just today! See where you want to be ultimately, and keep that vision in your mind's eye! The future belongs to those who see and prepare for it today!!

“With vision there is no room to be frightened. No reason for intimidation. It's time to march forward! Let's be confident and positive!” -Charles R. Swindoll

“Envisioning success brings you an inspiring image, but bringing that image to life requires action.” -Larina Kase

“Vision without action is a dream. Action without vision is simply passing the time. Action with Vision is making a positive difference.” -Joel Barker

“People only see what they are prepared to see.” -Ralph Waldo Emerson

“The most pathetic person in the world is someone who has sight, but has no vision.” -Helen Keller

“There are always flowers for those who want to see them.” -Henri Matisse

“If you see yourself as prosperous, you will be. If you see yourself as continually hard up, that is exactly what you will be.” -Robert Collier

“See things as you would have them be instead of as they are.” -Robert Collier


Ash’Cash is a Business Consultant, Motivational Speaker, Financial Expert and the author of Mind Right, Money Right: 10 Laws of Financial Freedom. For more information, please visit his website, www.IamAshCash.com.