The Perfect Dance

Thank you for anxiously awaiting the posting of this blog! I am sure you were counting the hours to find out the outcome of the wedding of the century! The ceremony beyond gorgeous. The ministers (one of which was Dad) eloquent. The bride stunning and beautiful, and the groom dashing and handsome. There was laughter, …

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Preparing for the End

Planning. Budgets. Meals. Activities. People. Practices. We can prepare for most life events. As we engage in the preparations, we become more confident with the success of the end result. Proverbs 16 is filled with principles that says man can make the best of plans, but every step is from the Lord. Even if our …

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Preparing for New Beginnings

The last several months have been filled with many preparations. Our only son is getting married this weekend. Hard to believe since it seems I just held him in my arms for the first time. Precious memories. Bittersweet—a mixture of sadness and happiness. Now I share him with his new bride to be. Another one …

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Confessions of an Amateur Painter

I am definitely not a painter. My idea of painting something somewhat similar to the desired image is using a beginner’s paint-by-number kit. However, during a team-building activity, our department decided to paint our own masterpiece—freehand. Great. Surprisingly, after this activity, I was quite pleased with the result. Why? Our artist instructor was sensitive to …

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Faith Community

Welcome to Faith Connections Friday, as we connect the concept of community with faith. Community plays an important role in Scripture. Three examples come to mind. First, millions of people traveled from Egypt through the wilderness to the promised land. Second, believers are encouraged to meet together for worship (Hebrews 10:25). Third, people from every …

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Importance of Community

Welcome to Connections2Excellence! Thank you for connecting with us! This week our focus is on community. Our small town is very focused on community. Everybody seems to know everybody. Yet, no matter where one lives, there are places one can go to connect. Natural places to connect are the home, church, and the job. Other …

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