blessing, Excellence, Faith, Purpose

Platforms of Opportunity

A teenage girl enjoying a day at Chesapeake Bay dove into shallow water and became a quadriplegic. A day at the beach results in a shark attack, and a surfer loses her arm. A Christian singer loses his first wife to cancer. Joni Eareckson Tada. Bethany Hamilton. Jeremy Camp. What do these people have in… Continue reading Platforms of Opportunity

Boldness, Creativity, Excellence, Purpose, thanksgiving

Victory Gates

There are gates all over the world with special meaning. Each is carefully designed and built for a significant purpose. And they are reminders of important events for the people. We find gates denoting entrance to a city. We discover gates entering a holy place. We seek gates declaring one’s victory. Today, we focus on… Continue reading Victory Gates

Discipline, Excellence, Faith, Influence, Prayer, Purpose

There’s More To It

As we will see in a future series, there are many types of gates from ancient times that served a particular purpose. This week, we see that gates can be used more for just its intended purpose. As we connect this concept to our faith, we can discover other connections. My husband is also my… Continue reading There’s More To It

Boldness, Discipline, Excellence, Faith, Gratitude, Prayer, Purpose, thanksgiving

Entering His Gates

Happy anniversary to Connections2Excellence! Thank you for joining as we celebrate two years. I am so grateful for your support and encouragement! This year I chose the theme of gates; and, for the next few weeks, I plan to highlight a feature of gates and connect them to faith on Faith Connection Fridays. ‬‬ Image:… Continue reading Entering His Gates

Character, Excellence, Faith, Prayer, Purpose

Purpose in the Waiting

There is so much we can learn in times of waiting. Thankfully, we have examples of people in the Bible who waited for what was to come. Abraham waited over 25 years for the long-awaited promised son used to birth the nation of Israel. Joseph was betrayed and sold by his brothers and imprisoned for… Continue reading Purpose in the Waiting

Creativity, Discipline, Excellence, goal, Purpose, Vision

Preparing in the Waiting

There are two periods in my life in which I recall transitioning to a new season. One was a move from Virginia to Texas. I had to leave friends that I consider family and a job I dearly loved. Another was when my manager resigned, and I had to be creative with my time and… Continue reading Preparing in the Waiting