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

Excellence, Faith, joy

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… Continue reading Love Songs

Character, Creativity, Excellence, Family, Freedom, joy, love, Music, Purpose

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,… Continue reading The Perfect Dance

Boldness, Character, Creativity, Discipline, Excellence, Faith, Freedom, joy, love, Music, Purpose

Unexplainable Joy

Joy is inner, unexplainable, delightful peace. It’s quiet. It’s calming. It’s resting. It’s uplifting. Joy is a gift from God. It is fruit of the Spirit. Joy is recognizing the blessings of God and finding delight. As we proclaim our thankfulness to God for the gifts He so willingly and abundantly bestows upon His children,… Continue reading Unexplainable Joy

Creativity, Excellence, Family, Freedom, Friendship, Influence, joy, love

EnJOY the Belly Laughs!

Welcome to Connections2Excellence! A little light today, as I wanted us to take a few minutes and start our day with laughter! Thank you for joining us! Joy. It’s the feeling of getting tickled because something was so funny you couldn’t help but laugh until you cried. It’s the hilarious belly laughter of a child.… Continue reading EnJOY the Belly Laughs!