Attitude – Daily TAGline

Thought:

It is easier to declaim against a thousand sins of others, than to mortify one sin of ourselves.

Challenge:

It is easier to declaim against a thousand sins of others, than to mortify one sin of ourselves.

Reference:

“Why do you look at the speck of sawdust in your brother’s eye and pay no attention to the plank in your own eye?”

Matthew 7:4 (NABRE)

Hope – Daily TAGline

Thought:

Advent Hope Theme: We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope. – Martin Luther King Jr.

Challenge:

Advent Hope Theme: We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope. – Martin Luther King Jr.

Reference:

As for me, I will always have hope; I will praise you more and more.

Psalm 71:14 (NABRE)

Wisdom – Daily TAGline

Thought:

Blame yourself if you have no branches of leaves; don’t accuse the sun of partiality.

Challenge:

Blame yourself if you have no branches of leaves; don’t accuse the sun of partiality.

Reference:

It had been planted in good soil by abundant water so that it would produce branches, bear fruit and become a splendid vine.’

Ezekiel 17:8 (NABRE)

Wisdom – Daily TAGline

Thought:

Judge each day not by the harvest, but by the seeds you plant.

Challenge:

Judge each day not by the harvest, but by the seeds you plant.

Reference:

Others, like seed sown on good soil, hear the word, accept it, and produce a crop—some thirty, some sixty, some a hundred times what was sown.”

Mark 4:20 (NABRE)

Goals – Daily TAGline

Thought:

Give me a stock clerk with a goal and I’ll give you a man who will make history. Give me a man with no goals and I’ll give you a stock clerk. – J.C. Penney

Challenge:

Give me a stock clerk with a goal and I’ll give you a man who will make history. Give me a man with no goals and I’ll give you a stock clerk. – J.C. Penney

Reference:

Not that I have already obtained all this, or have already arrived at my goal, but I press on to take hold of that for which Christ Jesus took hold of me. Brothers and sisters, I do not consider myself yet to have taken hold of it. But one thing I do: Forgetting what is behind and straining toward what is ahead,

Philippians 3:12-13 (NABRE)

Compassion – Daily TAGline

Thought:

People who matter are most aware that everyone else does, too.

Challenge:

People who matter are most aware that everyone else does, too.

Reference:

With the tongue we praise our Lord and Father, and with it we curse human beings, who have been made in God’s likeness. Out of the same mouth come praise and cursing. My brothers and sisters, this should not be.

James 3:9-10 (NABRE)