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 …

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Setting Our Face

Thank you for joining us today! Welcome--it's Faith Connections Friday! Is there a vision or a purpose you are eagerly awaiting to achieve? Attending an event? Giving a special gift? Meeting a goal? We are eagerly approaching Easter. The festivities surrounding this holiday come with activities for families to enjoy outdoors, new clothing, and lots …

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Lessons from St. Patrick

St. Patrick's Day was celebrated this weekend by so many around the world. I found it interesting the history of St. Patrick and the day in which we celebrate his life. Though the day has become commercialized in many respects, the purpose for which he has been honored is admirable. St. Patrick was kidnapped and …

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This Time It’s Okay to Give Up

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? …

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Taste and See

Welcome to Faith Connection Friday where we connect areas of life to faith! So glad you joined today!! "Oh, taste and see that the LORD is good; Blessed is the man who trusts in Him!" (Psalm 34:8, NKJV) One of my favorite passages in Scripture is Psalm 34. It so beautifully describes many ways in …

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Unifying Tastes

Tastes. In food. In clothing. In style. In music. In hobbies. In activities. My husband and I have very different preferences when it comes to tastes. He's a meat and potatoes guy; I will eat just about anything. He's crazy and laid back; I'm reserved and worrisome. He prefers TV over quiet; I prefer quiet …

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Faith Markers

We recently relocated to a new area where there are a lot of historical markers. (And, yes, I stop and read the information at each one, so it will take a while for me to see and appreciate them all.) Why are these markers highlighted? What is the significance of each one that makes them …

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