Excellence, Friendship, kindness

Kindness to Friendship

Welcome to Connections2Excellence! Thank you so much for joining us! Okay, so I enjoy the old, classic scary movies, especially the ones with Abbott and Costello. To me, they are like watching “The Munsters,” another show I watched that was quite amusing. They were a family consisting of Frankenstein’s monster, vampires, and a werewolf. Daddy… Continue reading Kindness to Friendship

Character, Discipline, Excellence, Faith, worship

The Most Important Thing

Do you get distracted easily? Whew! I thought it was just me. I’m glad I’m not the only one. The most distractions come when I try focusing on something especially important to me—time in prayer and Bible study. Thoughts that definitely could wait a while inevitably come and remind me to do something today. So,… Continue reading The Most Important Thing

Character, Excellence, Faith

Off with the Old, On with the New

Some days wearing the old clothes just feels so good. The holey t-shirt. The oversized sweatshirt. The ragged jeans. The worn-out slippers. So cozy and comfortable. The familiar scent. The sentimental memories. Just makes you feel so warm and comfy. Then the day comes when you have to make a decision to get rid of… Continue reading Off with the Old, On with the New

blessing, Excellence, Friendship, Influence

The Power of Presence

Image: WordPress One thing challenging for centuries is staying connected. This year we find connections even more challenging. A song we may sing to our sweetie is, “I’ll Be There,” by Jackson 5. It expresses assurance the person will be present for the other as a source of comfort and strength and provide unselfish love… Continue reading The Power of Presence

Discipline, Excellence, Faith, Prayer, worship

Your Face I Will Seek

There is an area in our little community full of sunflowers. It is so beautiful and inviting, several have taken advantage of opportunities for family pictures and bridal portraits. As we drove by one morning, I noticed the sunflowers facing the same direction. I immediately thought, “Their faces are toward the sun.” Can you guess… Continue reading Your Face I Will Seek

Discipline, dream, Excellence, goal

When You Dream, Dream Big

Dreams. Visions. High ambitions. These things can bring excitement and can also seem overwhelming at the same time. I am listening to Bob Goff’s Dream Big. It has really challenged me. For some time, I feel like I’ve been in a funk. Can’t seem to get out of it. You know what I mean? Not… Continue reading When You Dream, Dream Big