Guidance – Daily TAGline

Thought:

Talent is God given. Be humble. Fame is man-given. Be grateful. Conceit is self-given. Be careful.

Challenge:

Either under a clear dark sky full of stars or standing on a beach at sunset, thank God for all your blessings. It will make you humble and grateful. Also, recognize that regardless of how small and insignificant your life may be in the timeline of God’s kingdom, God knows you and has a plan for you. Ask Him about it.

Reference:

Do you see a man who is wise in his own eyes? There is more hope for a fool than for him. Proverbs 26:12 (NABRE)

Gratitude – Daily TAGline

Thought:

Memorial Day is an important reminder of the great sacrifices the men and women of the Armed Services make to defend our way of life.

Challenge:

As you enjoy these freedoms this holiday weekend, stop and thank God for the men and women of our armed services (past and present) who continue to protect us. May His peace be with you this Memorial Day – the TAGTeam.

Reference:

Save us, Lord our God, and gather us from the nations, that we may give thanks to your holy name and glory in your praise. Psalm 106:47 (NABRE)

Determination – Daily TAGline

Thought:

If at first you don’t succeed, call it version 1.0.

Challenge:

We live in a world that is constantly sending us upgrades to our phones, tablets and our computers. Sometimes the upgrades are truly improvements and sometimes not so much. As you seek ways to improve yourself, don’t get discouraged if your outcome is not a complete success. Ask God for the perseverance to keep trying and the wisdom to focus on the right upgrades.

Reference:

Whoever pursues righteousness and kindness will find life, righteousness, and honor. Proverbs 21:21 (NABRE)

Courage – Daily TAGline

Thought:

Men make history and not the other way around. In periods where there is no leadership, society stands still. Progress occurs when courageous, skillful leaders seize the opportunity to change things for the better.

Challenge:

Be a courageous skillful leader today. Seize every opportunity to do the right thing. Don’t wait on the strength of others, find the courage to bring out your inner strength to make a positive moral difference.

Reference:

Be strong and very courageous. Be careful to obey all the law my servant Moses gave you; do not turn from it to the right or to the left, that you may be successful wherever you go. Joshua 1:7 (NABRE)

Compassion – Daily TAGline

Thought:

As Christians, our compassion is simply a response to the love that God has already shown us.

Challenge:

As a refection of God’s love for you, show more love and compassion to those around you. Look beyond just your family and friends and find others who can benefit from your love and support today.

Reference:

Let your compassion come to me that I may live, for your law is my delight. Psalm 119:77 (NABRE)

Character – Daily TAGline

Thought:

Be more concerned with your character than your reputation, because your character is what you really are, while your reputation is merely what others think you are.

Challenge:

Let the teachings of Christ guide you to constantly improve upon your character by doing the right thing every time. Focus more on your developing your character and your reputation will follow.

Reference:

Even a child makes himself known by his acts, by whether his conduct is pure and upright. Proverbs 20:11 (NABRE)

Charity – Daily TAGline

Thought:

An act of charity that is a trifle to us can be precious to others.

Challenge:

Any time you help another, there is value in the eyes of the recipient and in the eyes of God. Find ways to give generously of your time, talent, and treasure to others today. You can start small but never be afraid to give big whenever you can.

Reference:

A generous person will prosper; whoever refreshes others will be refreshed. Proverbs 11:25 (NABRE)

Character – Daily TAGline

Thought:

Hard work spotlights the character of people: some turn up their sleeves, some turn up their noses, and some don’t turn up at all.

Challenge:

It has been said that in life, 90% of success is just showing up. Always turn up to help others in need. Whether it time, talent, or treasure, just show up and continue to build your character as an example to others.

Reference:

Better is a poor man who walks in his integrity than a rich man who is crooked in his ways. Proverbs 28:6 (NABRE)

Attitude – Daily TAGline

Thought:

One small positive thought in the morning can change your whole day.

Challenge:

Start your day by thanking God for your blessings and for the people who mean the most to you. Also, read your daily TAGline and challenge yourself to discover ways to be a better Christian. The only thing you are in complete control of in your life is what you are thinking. Only allow positive thoughts to enter your mind and it will change your day!

Reference:

Finally, brothers, whatever is true, whatever is honorable, whatever is just, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is commendable, if there is any excellence, if there is anything worthy of praise, think about these things. Philippians 4:8 (NABRE)

Success – Daily TAGline

Thought:

The secret of success is to be ready when your opportunity comes.

Challenge:

It has been said that “Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity.” Are you prepared for your next opportunity? Have you identified what it takes to be ready to reach your goals? Are you making the necessary preparations for eternal life with God? God did not keep it a secret that he will be coming back. He just didn’t tell us when…Are you ready?

Reference:

Therefore you also must be ready, for the Son of Man is coming at an hour you do not expect. Matthew 24:44 (NABRE)