Empathy – Daily TAGline

Thought:

A perceptive person has the ability to accurately see the big picture from the viewpoint of others. The highest form of being perceptive would be to see life the way God does.

Challenge:

Take a different perspective when talking with people today. Try to understand their perspective and make decisions based on their needs, not yours. If you’re up to the challenge, try to perceive them as Jesus would.

Reference:

You know when I sit and when I rise; you perceive my thoughts from afar. Psalm 139:2 (NABRE)

Attitude – Daily TAGline

Thought:

To affect the quality of the day; that is the art of life.

Challenge:

Stop going through the motions today…Find a way, anyway to make the day better. Your quality of life and those around you is about to improve.

Reference:

Therefore we do not lose heart. Though outwardly we are wasting away, yet inwardly we are being renewed day by day. 2 Corinthians 4:16 (NABRE)

Kindness – Daily TAGline

Thought:

Kindness is more important than wisdom, and the recognition of this is the beginning of wisdom.

Challenge:

Ask God to point you down the road to wisdom by giving you the humility to focus on being kind to others.

Reference:

The LORD appeared to us in the past, saying: “I have loved you with an everlasting love; I have drawn you with loving-kindness. Jeremiah 31:3 (NABRE)

Courage – Daily TAGline

Thought:

Ask God’s blessing on your work, but don’t ask him to do it for you.

Challenge:

God gave you all the skills you need to do your work. Pray for God’s blessing and inspiration; then take the responsibility to act.

Reference:

I can do everything through him who gives me strength. Philippians 4:13 (NABRE)

Attitude – Daily TAGline

Thought:

Not everything that is faced can be changed, but nothing can be changed until it is faced.

Challenge:

Take the initiative to face all your challenges and opportunities today. If it seems overwhelming, ask for God’s help and guidance.

Reference:

If someone is lazy, the roof will begin to fall. If he doesn’t fix it, the house will leak. Ecclesiastes 10:18 (NABRE)

Praise – Daily TAGline

Thought:

In every phenomenon the beginning remains always the most notable moment.

Challenge:

Pray this Easter that the humble beginnings of our Lord Jesus Christ will continue to remain the most wonderful, powerful and long-lasting phenomenon our world has ever witnessed. As you are reminded that He rose from the dead, remember he will come again. HAPPY EASTER FROM THE TAG TEAM

Reference:

Then the eleven disciples went to Galilee, to the mountain where Jesus had told them to go. When they saw him, they worshiped him; but some doubted. Then Jesus came to them and said, “All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me. Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in[a] the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit,” Matthew 28:16-19 (NABRE)

Prayer – Daily TAGline

Thought:

And he departed from our sight that we might return to our heart, and there find Him. – St. Augustine

Challenge:

In prayer today, go to your heart and spend time with Jesus. Thank him for His sacrifice that we celebrate this weekend. Have a blessed Easter.

Reference:

We will…cry out to you in our affliction and You will hear and save. 2 Chronicles 20:9 (NABRE)

Discipleship – Daily TAGline

Thought:

By participating in the Last Supper, Jesus finished the old ceremony (Passover) that we might be a part of a new celebration.

Challenge:

Today we celebrate the Last Supper when Jesus had upheld the old tradition of celebrating Passover with His closest friends, but at the same time formed a new covenant with His followers. As you sit down to dinner tonight, remember the covenant He made with us on that night.

Reference:

In the same way, after the supper he took the cup, saying, “This cup is the new covenant in my blood, which is poured out for you. Luke 22:20 (NABRE)

Fellowship – Daily TAGline

Thought:

To a friend’s house, the road is never long.

Challenge:

God puts friends in our lives to be close by when we are in trouble. The next time you are praying for guidance or help with a problem, consider a friend that might be able to help you. They could be God’s answer to your prayer.

Reference:

A righteous man is cautious in friendship, but the way of the wicked leads them astray. Proverbs 12:26 (NABRE)

Discipleship – Daily TAGline

Thought:

Do all the good you can. By all the means you can. In all the ways you can. In all the places you can. At all the times you can. To all the people you can. As long as ever you can.

Challenge:

Easier said than done … but imagine how much better the world would be if everyone lived by these words. Do your part. Do all YOU can.

Reference:

Join with others in following my example, brothers, and take note of those who live according to the pattern we gave you. Phillippians 3:17 (NABRE)