Word of the Day: Goal

goal /ɡōl/, noun: 1. the object of a person’s ambition or effort; purpose “You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream.” C. S. Lewis, 1898 – 1963 2. an aim or desired result “When it is obvious that the goals cannot be reached, don’t adjust the goals, adjust the action steps.” Confucius, 551 BCE – 479 BCE 3. the object in a game (like soccer, football, etc.) to which a ball is propelled in order to score “You may get skinned knees and elbows, but it’s worth it if you score a spectacular goal.” Mia Hamm, 1972 – pictured: Lecturing Knight Mark Burris with third graders and teacher Donna Cadorette at Our Lady of Lourdes School. Taunton Elks Lodge #150, MA.