April 5th Our Daily Leadership Message Scriptures and Quotes

Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood.

Now is the time to understand more, so that we may fear less.

Do for this life as if you live forever, do for the afterlife as if you die tomorrow

It’s Never Too Late To Be What You Might Have Been

Success is a habit.

Mediocrity and failure are habits.

A positive mental attitude is a habit.

Debt Free Living is a habit.  

Exercise is a habit.  

Not exercising is a habit.

In the game of life. . .you don’t need anyone holding you back as you seek to break free from your comfort zone.

Holding is a penalty is football and it should be in living yourlife as well.

DailyScripture

Matthew 18:19-20

Again I say to you, if two of you agree on earth about anything they ask, it will be done for them by my Father in heaven. For where two or three are gathered in my name, there am I among them.”

James 5:16

Therefore, confess your sins to one another and pray for one another, that you may be healed. The prayer of a righteous person has great power as it is working.

Hebrews 10:25

Not neglecting to meet together, as is the habit of some, but encouraging one another, and all the more as you see the Day drawing near.

Daily Quotes

“I hate that word: ‘lucky.’ It cheapens a lot of hard work.” –Peter Dinklage

“The greatest thin

g about having a child is putting yourself second in your own life. It’s a massive gift to be able to say you’re not the most important person to yourself.”
–Louis C.K.

“Each person must live their life as a model for others.”

–Rosa Parks

Action may not always bring happiness; but there is no happiness without action.

–Benjamin Disraeli

Daily Storytelling Time

The Five Finger Prayer

Use Your Fingers when you Pray

1. Thumb (people who are close to you)

Your thumb is nearest to you. So begin your prayers by praying for those closest to you. They are the easiest to remember. To pray for our loved ones is, as C.S. Lewis once said, a “sweet duty”.

2. Pointer (people who point the way)

The next finger is the pointing finger. Pray for those who teach, instruct and heal. This includes teachers, doctors, and ministers. They need support and wisdom in pointing others in the right direction. Keep them in your prayers.

3. Tall Finger (people in authority)

The next finger is the tallest finger. It reminds us of our leaders. Pray for the president, leaders in business and industry, and administrators. These people shape our nation and guide public opinion. They need God’s guidance.

4. Ring Finger (people who are weak)

The fourth finger is our ring finger. Surprising to many is the fact that this is our weakest finger; as any piano teacher will testify. It should remind us to pray for those who are weak, in trouble or in pain. They need your prayers day and night. You cannot pray too much for them.

5. Little Finger (your own needs)

And lastly comes our little finger; the smallest finger of all. Which is where we should place ourselves in relation to God and others. As the Bible says, “the least shall be the greatest among you.” Your pinky should remind you to pray for yourself. By the time you have prayed for the other four groups, your own needs will be put into proper perspective and you will be able to pray for yourself more effectively.

Use your daily routine of life to reinforce your prayer life:

When you first wake up – Praise your Creator

When you shower or bathe – Ask for cleansing of your soul; confess, repent & receive forgiveness.

When you eat – Give thanks not only for the food, but for your family, home, life, etc.

When you go to work or school – Pray for those with whom you come into contact

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