Habits – Daily TAGline

Thought:

Always do your best. What you plant now, you will harvest later.

Challenge:

Don’t you always pick the freshest berry, the plumpest tomato, and the perfect ear of corn? Focus on doing your best now so that you can harvest will be plentiful and pleasing to God.

Reference:

And let us not grow weary of doing good, for in due season we will reap, if we do not give up. Galatains 6:9 (NABRE)

Attitude – Daily TAGline

Thought:

Life is 10% what happens to you and 90% how you react to it.

Challenge:

Always use Christ’s Word and Christ’s example as a guide before you react. Pledge through prayer that you will be a follower of Christ in everything you do, then go out and put his teachings into daily practice.

Reference:

For to this you have been called, because Christ also suffered for you, leaving you an example, so that you might follow in his steps. 1 peter 2:21 (NABRE)

Attitude – Daily TAGline

Thought:

Look for something positive in each day, even if some days you have to look a little harder.

Challenge:

Despite the challenges you may face today, you are surrounded by blessings from the Lord. Take a moment right now to count your blessings. It will not make your challenges disappear, but it will put them in proper perspective. Now with the Lord by your side go out and conquer your challenges.

Reference:

Rejoice always, pray without ceasing, give thanks in all circumstances; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you. 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18 (NABRE)

Compassion – Daily TAGline

Thought:

Mercy for me – justice for everyone else: Our human reaction to the “unfairness” of God.

Challenge:

Yes, it does seem unfair that God loves everyone, even the “worst” of sinners, but he asks us to do the same. The next time you feel the need to judge someone for some wrong you feel they have committed, have a heart like Jesus. Extend your love to them and thank God that He does the same with you.

Reference:

As for the person who hears my words but does not keep them, I do not judge him. For I did not come to judge the world, but to save it. John 12:47 (NABRE)

Wisdom – Daily TAGline

Thought:

What do I own, and what owns me?

Challenge:

In today’s uncertain financial time, take a few minutes and think about what you have been worrying about in the past few weeks. Was it people, or was it “”things””? Don’t let the “”things”” you own create anxiety within you. Focus today on building more equity in the relationships that have value in your life.

Reference:

Do not store up for yourselves treasures on earth, where moth and rust destroy, and where thieves break in and steal. But store up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where moth and rust do not destroy, and where thieves do not break in and steal. For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also. Matthew 6:19-21 (NABRE)

Character – Daily TAGline

Thought:

People of character do the right thing, not because they think it will change the world but because they refuse to be changed by the world.

Challenge:

We are constantly exposed to negative influences in today’s world but we do not have to be changed by them. Turn to God for the strength to resist worldly temptations whenever they arise.

Reference:

Who is going to harm you if you are eager to do good? But even if you should suffer for what is right, you are blessed. “”Do not fear what they fear; do not be frightened.”” But in your hearts set apart Christ as Lord. Always be prepared to give an answer to everyone who asks you to give the reason for the hope that you have. But do this with gentleness and respect 1 Peter 3:13-15 (NABRE)

Wisdom – Daily TAGline

Thought:

You are in the people business, no matter what you do or where you do it.

Challenge:

We are all in the people business – and God created all the people. Treat them all with the respect and dignity a creation of God deserves.

Reference:

Share with God’s people who are in need. Practice hospitality. Romans 12:13 (NABRE)

Integrity – Daily TAGline

Thought:

There is no such thing as a minor lapse in integrity.

Challenge:

Stand firm for what you believe in and don’t let the temptations of this world bring you down. Only you know what happens when no one can see – you and God, that is.

Reference:

One who is faithful in a very little is also faithful in much, and one who is dishonest in a very little is also dishonest in much. Luke 16:10 (NABRE)

Attitude – Daily TAGline

Thought:

The trick to blending work and play, lies not in what you do, but in how you view what you do. See work as play and see play as important.

Challenge:

We are called to give our everything in all that we do. Take a minute to reflect on your day. Are you using your God-given talents to both excel and enjoy all that you do?

Reference:

And whatever you do, in word or deed, do everything in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through him. Colossians 3:17 (NABRE)

Attitude – Daily TAGline

Thought:

There are absolutely no worldly circumstances, under which you can’t or shouldn’t be making the very best of things.

Challenge:

No matter where God put you today, He’s there with you. With His strength in you, keep a positive attitude through it.

Reference:

Trust in the LORD with all your heart, and do not lean on your own understanding. In all your ways acknowledge him, and he will make straight your paths. Proverbs 3:5-6 (NABRE)