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Excellence, Faith, stories

That’s in the Book?

Welcome to Faith Connections Friday! Drama. Intrigue. Betrayal. Romance. Friendship. Laughter. Mystery. Passion. Joy. Yes, it’s all there in the Bible. This Holy Book is filled with relatable characters, heartfelt stories, and beloved songs, which bring delight and challenge to its readers. This is God’s story. His story. He is the Master Storyteller communicating in… Continue reading That’s in the Book?

Excellence, Family, stories

Treasure of Stories

Welcome to Connections2Excellence! Thank you so much for joining! My father, a master storyteller. He entertained nieces and nephews portraying characters and bringing great delight (they still talk about it!). He shared adventurous tales of a young boy named Gregory. Each time he told a story, if he deviated in the slightest, my sister or… Continue reading Treasure of Stories

Discipline, Excellence, goal, Vision

Time of Resolution

Okay, so it’s a new year. Many people choose to make resolutions to help them focus and achieve goals. What are some of your resolutions? Are any of these resolutions brand new and not re-resolutions? Here are some ideas and article links for developing resolutions. Health - eating healthy, weight loss, sleep, physical/mental health Commute… Continue reading Time of Resolution

blessing, Discipline, Excellence, Faith, Gratitude, thankfulness

Being Watchful and Thankful

Welcome to Faith Connections Friday! Happy New Year 2021! I am so very thankful for your encouragement. It means so much. The year 2020 definitely brought many challenges and blessings. And the year 2021 holds its own challenges and opportunities. This scripture came to mind as an encouragement to not fear the future but to… Continue reading Being Watchful and Thankful

blessing, Excellence, Faith, hope, peace

A Most Holy Night

Welcome to Faith Connections Friday! Merry Christmas to you. May you and your loved ones have a blessed Christmas. Over 400 years of silence. People continued with their routine activities. They cleaned house, prepared meals, taught school, watched sheep. Many felt lost and without hope. Then one night ... There was nothing particularly special about… Continue reading A Most Holy Night

blessing, Excellence, Faith, hope, joy

Christmas Lights

Christmas. The song says, “It’s the most wonderful time of the year.” The trees, the decorations, the music, the parties, the excitement on precious little faces, and the presents! For many, the anticipation of the end of the season is more exciting. The season instead brings times of sadness, loneliness, hurt, or painful memories. Or… Continue reading Christmas Lights