Courage – Daily TAGline

Thought:

The man who removes a mountain begins by carrying away small stones.

Challenge:

Ask God not only for the courage to pursue big dreams, but also for the perseverance to chip away a portion of the path each day on your journey.

Reference:

He replied, “Because you have so little faith. I tell you the truth, if you have faith as small as a mustard seed, you can say to this mountain, ‘Move from here to there’ and it will move. Nothing will be impossible for you.” Matthew 17:20 (NABRE)

Love – Daily TAGline

Thought:

A home’s temperature is best maintained by warm hearts, not cold words.

Challenge:

Work on the thermostat at your home tonight. Find an opportunity to heat things up with a warm comment and loving actions.

Reference:

So, as those who have been chosen of God, holy and beloved, put on a heart of compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness and patience. Colossians 3:12 (NABRE)

Praise – Daily TAGline

Thought:

Most of us have much trouble praying when we are in little trouble, but we have little trouble praying when we are in much trouble.

Challenge:

Praise God right now for all the things that are going well in your life, and thank Him for giving you few troubles to concern you.

Reference:

Rejoice always; pray without ceasing; in everything give thanks; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus. 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18 (NABRE)

Faith – Daily TAGline

Thought:

Trusting God’s faithfulness dispels our fearfulness.

Challenge:

Faith versus Fear – the epic battle. Today, trust God and let your faith conquer your fears.

Reference:

Let us ask in faith with no doubting. James 1:6 (NABRE)

Wisdom – Daily TAGline

Thought:

If you are ever in doubt about what to do, stop and ask yourself what you will wish tomorrow that you had done.

Challenge:

Simple advice for all of us. When you are confronted with decisions today, remember that God is with you and make a decision that would be pleasing to Him.

Reference:

For you have been called for this purpose, since Christ also suffered for you, leaving you an example for you to follow in His steps. 1 Peter 2:21 (NABRE)

Change – Daily TAGline

Thought:

Sometimes if you want to see a change for the better, you have to take things into your own hands.

Challenge:

Take things in your own hands today – Start by getting down on your knees. Pray to God asking His guidance to change things that can really make a difference: your attitude, your health, your loving of others, and your charitable acts of kindness. Don’t wait until tomorrow!

Reference:

And as he was praying, the appearance of his face was altered, and his clothing became dazzling white. Luke 9: 29 (NABRE)

Goals – Daily TAGline

Thought:

Reality is a product of our dreams, decisions & actions.

Challenge:

What is your dream for yourself today? What is your vision of how to get there? Where you are today is a direct result of your goals, your choices and your willingness to actually pursue your dreams. Are you where you want to be? Are you where God wants you to be? If not, what are you waiting for?

Reference:

For a dream comes with much business, and a fool’s voice with many words. Ecclesiastes 5:3 (NABRE)

Priorities – Daily TAGline

Thought:

If you’re bored with life, if you don’t get up every morning with a burning desire to do things – you don’t have enough goals.

Challenge:

No matter what phase of life you’re in, it’s easy to find yourself just going through the motions. Take some time this week and reflect on what really matters the most in your life. Ask God for the strength and the will to rededicate yourself to the goals that once motivated you. Rekindle the fire in your belly and the Spirit in your heart!

Reference:

And the LORD answered me, “Write the vision; make it plain on tablets, so he may run who reads it. For still the vision awaits its appointed time; it hastens to the end–it will not lie. If it seems slow, wait for it; it will surely come; it will not delay.” Habakkuk 2:2-3 (NABRE)

Guidance – Daily TAGline

Thought:

Sometimes you find yourself in the middle of nowhere, and sometimes in the middle of nowhere, you find yourself.

Challenge:

Sometimes you may feel that God’s plan for your life is not as easy to see and understand as you would like. You may even feel like your life has been derailed at times. In order to get back on track, find a quiet place and reflect on what really matters the most to you and recognize all the things for which you are thankful. His plan for you will begin to reveal itself. Repeat tomorrow.

Reference:

For I know the plans I have for you, declares the LORD, plans for welfare and not for evil, to give you a future and a hope. Jeremiah 29:11 (NABRE)

Attitude – Daily TAGline

Thought:

A stumbling block to the pessimist is a stepping stone to the optimist.

Challenge:

Your attitude dictates your perspective. With a positive spirit, you can achieve things you never dreamed possible. Recognize that through God all things are possible.

Reference:

I can do all things through him who strengthens me. Philippians 4:13 (NABRE)