Habits – Daily TAGline

Thought:

What your mind possesses your body expressess.

Challenge:

Ask God to help you today to focus your mind on honesty and optimism in order that your body will reflect a trustworthy and positive character.

Reference:

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Love – Daily TAGline

Thought:

Just like a flame, love cannot exist in a vacuum. You have to share it or it will disappear.

Challenge:

Make an opportunity to share your love with a fellow human today. Give freely of your time and talents for no other reason than because you can.

Reference:

… that is, that you and I may be mutually encouraged by each other’s faith. Romans 1:12 (NABRE)

Discipleship – Daily TAGline

Thought:

Two true magnitudes of every Christian: The shortness of time and the length of eternity.

Challenge:

Every day try to be aware of your short time on earth. Focus more of your time living Christian values, thus preparing yourself for an eternity with Our Father.

Reference:

He has made everything beautiful in its time. He has also set eternity in the hearts of men; yet they cannot fathom what God has done from beginning to end. Ecclesiastes 3:11 (NABRE)

Attitude – Daily TAGline

Thought:

Characteristics that we often associate with children are honesty, trust, dependence, joy, curiosity and thankfulness.

Challenge:

Be a child of God: Be honest with God in prayer. Trust God to guide your decisions each day. Depend on God as your source of comfort when you are troubled. Be joyful that Christ has died for your sins. Be curious about your faith and increase your study of His Word. Be thankful everyday for the blessings you receive from your heavenly father.

Reference:

Unless you become like a little child you cannot enter the Kingdom. Luke 18:15-17 (NABRE)

Prayer – Daily TAGline

Thought:

The phrase “Father Knows Best” is more than a saying – It’s a way of life.

Challenge:

Say the Lords Prayer and listen to what you’re saying. Don’t just say the Our Father from memory. Live every word of it.

Reference:

Do not be like them, for your Father knows what you need before you ask him. Matthew 6:8 (NABRE)

Hope – Daily TAGline

Thought:

The bread of life never gets stale.

Challenge:

No matter how often you read it, the Bible always offers a fresh message. Pick yours up today and read the story of the birth of Jesus. Reflect on the Hope that the early Christians had in the life and death of Jesus.

Reference:

Where is the one who has been born king of the Jews? We saw his star in the east and have come to worship him. Matthew 2:2 (NABRE)

Courage – Daily TAGline

Thought:

People may not remember what you said or what you did, but they will always remember how you made them feel.

Challenge:

Make an effort to say a kind word, a compliment, or praise for everyone you encounter today. You’ve just made the world a better place.

Reference:

Be devoted to one another in brotherly love. Honor one another above yourselves. Romans 12:10 (NABRE)

Priorities – Daily TAGline

Thought:

God didn’t put me on earth just to fulfill a to-do list. He’s more interested in what I am than what I do. That’s why we’re called human beings, not human doings.

Challenge:

Make it a priority to strengthen your Christian character. As you do, you will see your “to do” list change. God’s priorities will rise to the top.

Reference:

Whatever you do, work at it with all your heart, as working for the Lord, not for men, since you know that you will receive an inheritance from the Lord as a reward. It is the Lord Christ you are serving. Collossians 3:23-24 (NABRE)

Joy – Daily TAGline

Thought:

No matter how severely the winds of adversity blow, set your sails toward joy.

Challenge:

Joy is a choice. It is a matter of attitude that stems from one’s confidence that God is in full control in the midst of whatever befalls you. When adversity arises today, fix your mind on God.

Reference:

A joyful heart makes a cheerful face. Proverbs 15:13 (NABRE)
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Anger – Daily TAGline

Thought:

The greatest remedy for anger is delay.

Challenge:

The next time you feel compelled to strike back quickly with anger, pause a moment and ask God to provide you just enough patience to put the matter in proper perspective.

Reference:

But You, O Lord, are a God merciful and gracious, Slow to anger and abundant in loving kindness and truth. Psalm 86:15 (NABRE)