Love Songs

Welcome to Faith Connections Friday! Happy Valentines's Week! This week we celebrate Valentine’s Day—a day full of love. Flowers, chocolates, cards, romantic comedies, and maybe a few weddings. And weddings include love songs. Speaking of weddings, my son and his new bride danced to SafetySuit’s “Never Stop,” at their wedding reception. My husband insisted they …

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Speaking the Language

Welcome to Connections2Excellence! Have you ever been assigned a task only to find the results were not what you expected? Over the course of two weeks, I had an assignment to contact peers for their input. The prompt responses were overwhelming and deeply humbling. The gifts of their words and the time they willingly sacrificed …

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The Impactful Moments

Take a moment and think about the people who positively impact you. Even those we knew long ago continue to impact us. Their wisdom, encouragement, and display of extending forgiveness give us strength and hope. Take a moment and think of people in Scripture who impact you. * Joseph’s brothers sold him and considered him …

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For Such A Time As This

Welcome to Faith Connections Friday! May you receive encouragement today for such a time as this ... Isn’t it amazing to see how God uses ordinary people to do extraordinary things for Him? The slave girl who told her master, Naaman, to see the prophet, Elisha, to be healed. Rahab the harlot hid the spies, …

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Seize the Day!

Welcome to Connections2Excellence! Have an extraordinary day! When I was growing up, my mother would wake us up with her melodious singing. “Good morning! Time to rise and shine! Wake up!” (Don’t you love it when someone does that for you?—Not!) Of course, we would roll over, pull the covers over our heads, and try …

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