Two Are Better Than One

As a child, every Saturday morning was full of watching cartoons. One of my favorites was Popeye. After gaining strength by eating a can of spinach, he could lift heavy weights without effort and solve any problem that came his way. When we explore job opportunities, one topic may be identifying our strengths. Some businesses …

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Invaluable Counselors

Image: mutualart.comGood ol' Charlie Brown. He sought counsel about life from the coldhearted Lucy and the compassionate Snoopy on many occasions. Just like Charlie Brown, we all need people in our lives. People encouraging us and giving us advice. People pushing us so we can be excellent in our pursuits. People walking alongside us and …

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Treasured Heirlooms

Sometimes I can get lost in the past by thinking of personal and professional experiences, continued education, cultivated skills, accomplishments, and successes. If I’m not careful, they can easily become inappropriate precious treasures. However, they only bring temporary happiness. The thrill lasts for a short while until it’s time to move on to the next …

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An Example to Follow

Welcome to Faith Connections Friday! Thank you so much for joining us! Many organizations utilize programs focusing on mentoring or coaching. Seasoned professionals spend months or years guiding and developing their protégés to be great leaders. Together, they share life experiences, dreams, and goals. Together, they progress the path while reaching markers and providing encouragement …

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Partnership of Blessing

A team of individuals eager to serve for a common purpose. Each member is focused and ready. Each cares for and encourages the other. Each commits and desires to meet needs. This was the lifestyle of the church at Philippi. Specifically, the church met Paul’s needs as he traveled and when he was imprisoned. They …

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The Goal of Partnership

The fall season is a time of year that many focus on giving and serving members of our communities in need. It is a time when individuals, teams, and organizations join together in partnership. Basically, forming and building relationships of parties to achieve a common goal. We notice the success and bond of the partnership …

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