Boldness, Character, Creativity, Excellence, Faith, Music

My God is So Big …

"My God is so big, So strong and so mighty, There's nothing my God cannot do ... The mountains are His, The rivers are His, The stars are His handiwork too. My God is so big, So strong and so mighty, There’s nothing my God cannot do.” (Listen to the VeggieTales version here.) The story… Continue reading My God is So Big …

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

Character, Creativity, Excellence, Faith, Music, Purpose

Bridging Arts to Ministry

Did you realize that you are creatively gifted, uniquely you? The gifts and talents you possess can be used for a purpose. Faith Connection Friday focuses on using the Faith Connection to excellence. There are many avenues of ministry that involve creative gifts and talents. As we desire to share the Good News, we incorporate… Continue reading Bridging Arts to Ministry

Creativity, Discipline, Excellence, Freedom, Music, Purpose

Bridges and the Arts

Welcome to Connections2Excellence! We have been a series on connecting bridges to excellence. Today, let's consider other types of bridges instead of physical structures. The arts allow one to bridge to creativity and expression--creative arts, visual arts, and performing arts, among others. Creativity is demonstrated through pottery, ceramics, needlework, sculpting, painting, drawing, or woodworking. Unique… Continue reading Bridges and the Arts

Boldness, Character, Discipline, Excellence, Faith, Family, Freedom, Friendship, goal, Influence, Music, Prayer, Purpose, Vision

Bridges to Faith

Happy birthday, Connections2Excellence! It has been one year since the birth of this blog. I have been amazed at the activity and comments—Thank you so very much. This week we began a mini-series on connecting bridges to excellence. On Faith Connection Friday, we extend this concept as we connect to our faith. What do you… Continue reading Bridges to Faith

Boldness, Character, Discipline, Excellence, Friendship, goal, Influence, Music, Purpose, Speech

Connecting Bridges to Excellence

Happy birthday, Connections2Excellence! It has been one year since the birth of this blog. I have been amazed at the activity and comments—Thank you so very much. This week we begin a mini-series on connecting bridges to excellence. On Faith Connection Friday, we extend this concept as we connect to our faith. What comes to… Continue reading Connecting Bridges to Excellence

Boldness, Character, Discipline, Excellence, Faith, Family, Freedom, Friendship, Influence, Music, Prayer, Purpose

Singing Our Songs of Spring

Welcome to Faith Connections Friday!! Spring has arrived! The winter has passed, and a new season has begun. We have entered the season of radiant colors, delightful scents, and new life! Blooming flowers, singing birds, and the warming sun fill our hearts. Springtime produces something within us that makes us want to sing. Taking a… Continue reading Singing Our Songs of Spring

Boldness, Discipline, Excellence, Faith, Freedom, Influence, Music, Purpose, Vision

Our Longing for the Lord

Welcome back to Faith Connection Friday where we connect our lives to faith! Thank you so much for your encouraging words. Photo: ChurchArtDelay. Desire. Eagerness to receive. Hope. Longing. Patience. Waiting . . . Yearning. Yearning is a deep emotion that is connected to hope. If the Lord wills, a promise or desire will be… Continue reading Our Longing for the Lord