Monday, January 7, 2013

Word of the Day ~ December 2012

December 1, 2012
·         Procrastination is one of the most common and deadliest of diseases and its toll on success and happiness is heavy. ~ Wayne Gretzky

December 2, 2012
·         Brothers and sisters, warn those who are lazy. Encourage those who are timid. Take tender care of those who are weak. Be patient with everyone. ~ 1 Thessalonians 5:14 NLT

December 3, 2012
·         Nobody fertilizes with stuff that smells good. ~ A. Anderson
·         Think about it: Just as a parent disciplines a child, the Lord your God disciplines you for your own good. ~ Deuteronomy 8:5 NLT

December 4, 2012
·         Sometimes we must hurt in order to grow. Sometimes we must fail in order to know. Sometimes we must lose in order to gain. Some lessons in life are learned through pain. ~ Unknown

December 5, 2012
·         The greatest discovery of any generation is that a human being can alter his life by altering his attitude. ~ William James

December 6, 2012
·         They are weak but He is strong.
·         Have compassion on me, Lord, for I am weak. Heal me, Lord, for my bones are in agony. ~ Psalm 6:2 NLT

December 7, 2012
·         If you want to boast, boast only about the Lord. When people commend themselves, it doesn’t count for much. The important thing is for the Lord to commend them. ~ 2 Corinthians 10:17-18 NLT

December 8, 2012
·         I have tried hard to find you – don’t let me wander from your commands. ~ Psalm 119:10 NLT

December 9, 2012
·         The man who can drive himself further once the effort gets painful is the man who will win. ~ Roger Bannister

December 10, 2012
·         Teach me to do your will, for you are my God. May your gracious Spirit lead me forward on a firm footing. ~ Psalm 143:10 NLT

December 11, 2012
·         A good leader’s courage to fulfill his vision comes from passion, not position. ~ John C. Maxwell

December 12, 2012
·         I count him braver who overcomes his desires than him who conquers his enemies; for the hardest victory is over self. ~ Aristotle

December 13, 2012
·         “Don’t be afraid,” the angel told her, “for you have found favor with God!” Mary responded, “I am the Lord’s servant. May all you have said about me come true.” ~ Luke 1:30, 38

December 14, 2012
·         America will never be destroyed from the outside. If we falter and lose our freedoms, it will be because we destroyed ourselves. ~ Abraham Lincoln

December 15, 2012
·         I learned that if you want to make it bad enough, no matter how bad it is, you can make it. ~ Gayle Sayers

December 16, 2012
·         The greatest trick the Devil ever pulled was convincing the world he didn’t exist. ~ Verbal, The Usual Suspects
·         The world’s greatest sin is that it refuses to believe in Me. ~ John 16:9 NLT

December 17, 2012
·         In despair I bowed my head; There is no peace on Earth I said; then pealed the bells more loud and deep; God is not dead nor doth He sleep. ~ Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
·         Dum Spiro Spero

December 18, 2012
·         You have been called to live in freedom. Don’t use your freedom to satisfy your sinful nature. Use your freedom to serve one another in love. ~ Galatians 5:13

December 19, 2012
·         Natural talent only determines the limits of your athletic potential. It’s dedication and disciplining your life that make you great. ~ Billie Jean King

December 20, 2012
·         Don’t worry about anything; instead, pray about everything. Tell God what you need, and thank him for all he has done. ~ Philippians 4:6 NLT

December 21, 2012
·         What to give:
o   To your enemy, forgiveness
o   To your opponent, tolerance
o   To a friend, your heart
o   To a customer, service
o   To a child, example
o   To yourself, respect
o   To all, charity

December 22, 2012
·         What do you fear? A cage. To stay behind bars until use and old age accept them and all chance of doing great deeds is gone beyond recall or desire. ~ Lady Eowyn

December 23, 2012
·         This is the message you have heard from the beginning: we should love one another. ~ 1 John 3:11 NLT

December 24, 2012
·         All right then, the Lord himself will give you the sign. Look! The virgin will conceive a child! She will give birth to a son and will call him Immanuel (which means ‘God is with us’). ~ Isaiah 7:14

December 25, 2012
·         Don’t be afraid! I bring you good news that will bring great joy to all people. The Savior – the Messiah – the Lord – has been born today in Bethlehem. ~ Luke 2:10, 11 NLT

December 26, 2012
·         Somewhere we know that without silence, words lose their meaning; without listening, speaking no longer heals; without distance, closeness cannot cure. ~ Henri Nouwen

December 27, 2012
·         Adversity causes some men to break; others to break records. ~ William A. Ward
·         As iron sharpens iron, so a friend sharpens a friend. ~ Proverbs 27:17

December 28, 2012
·         When there is moral rot within a nation, its government topples easily. But wise and knowledgeable leaders bring stability. ~ Proverbs 28:2
·         R.I.P. – Norman Schwarzkopf

December 29, 2012
·         Remaining calm in adversity is a sign of great spiritual strength. No matter what’s going on in your life right now – hold your peace! ~ @WomenofHistory

December 30, 2012
·         We’re less afraid of living big than we are of failing big. ~ Amy Maclin

December 31, 2012
·         Move it to the exits. I hope you have found a friend. Closing time! Every new beginning comes from some other beginning’s end. ~ Semisonic
·         Happy New Year

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