When it comes to entertainment, the world has an incorrect view of cherubim. They are not the cute, chubby baby Cupids. They are actually mighty warriors and guardians. Gatekeepers have an important role as guardians of the gate. To get to the other side, you have to go through the gatekeeper. Who would you consider… Continue reading Who Do You Trust?
This week marks the two-year anniversary of Connections2Excellence! Thank you so much for your support and encouragement! This year of Connections2Excellence starts a new focus on ways to connect, and this year I chose to start with the theme of gates. So, throughout the next few weeks, I plan to post tidbits on different aspects… Continue reading Gates with Purpose
A young boy and his father are in the middle of a storm, and the young boy is afraid. The father extends his hand to his son, and the son takes his father’s hand. Why? Because he knows he is safe in his father’s care. We may experience frightening circumstances. Yet, when we commit ourselves… Continue reading Safety in the Father’s Care
Image: lighthousebiblestudies.com Who is one of your favorite sitcom fathers? What is it about him that makes him a favorite? Is it his compassion? His listening ability when one of his children has an overwhelming challenge? Is it the loving way he speaks when there is a conflict within the family? One of God’s names… Continue reading Our Everlasting Father
Welcome to connections2excellence! We are in a series about bridges and how they connect to excellence! Have you ever studied about the varieties of bridges? There are mythological or religious bridges and physical bridges. They can be permanent or temporary. They are designed to sustain a large amount of weight or a lighter weight. They… Continue reading Excellence in Variety
Welcome back to connections2excellence! I am so glad you joined us today. Thank you! Did you have a wonderful Easter? How did you enjoy the weekend? Many had a holiday from the office. Little ones participated in an Easter egg hunt and found lots of bunnies, chocolate, and jelly beans. Families came together and enjoyed… Continue reading Easter — Now What?
Welcome to Faith Connections Friday! Thank you so much for joining this week. * Favorite drink: Coffee or hot tea * Favorite candy: Reese's Peanut Butter Cup * Favorite hobbies: Writing, Reading * Favorite movie genre: Classics, romantic comedies * Favorite pet: Cat * Favorite season(s): Fall and Spring What are some of your favorites?… Continue reading This Time It’s Okay to Give Up
When we lived in Louisiana, we became more familiar with Mardi Gras. Also known as Fat Tuesday, it is the day before Ash Wednesday and the beginning of Lent. The residents of Louisiana explained the importance of this event and the months of extensive planning for the Mardi Gras celebrations. The abundance of purple, green,… Continue reading What’s Behind the Mask?
Welcome to Faith Connection Friday where we connect aspects of our life to faith. One of the attributes describing Jesus is Wonderful (Isaiah 9:6). Have you ever thought what it is about Him that makes Him so full of wonder? What could be considered as wonder-full? Many hymns speak of the wonder of our God.… Continue reading Wonders of God
Thank you so very much for joining me for today's Faith Connection Friday!! Have you ever experienced a situation in which you just did not know if it would work out? Each day seems like eternity, and we become impatient. Or we may not know if a situation would ever end. Will there ever come… Continue reading Unfailing Faithfulness