Our Nation’s Connection

July 4, 1776: The birth of the United States as a nation. This date is important because of the vision of our forefathers. They fought for many freedoms for their families and future generations that occupy this nation, and they continue to connect their lives to ours. One way they continue to impact lives is …

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Excellence is a Process

Welcome to Connections2Excellence! We continue our series on connecting bridges to the pursuit of excellence. Thank you for joining! As we look at bridges, we notice their unique design. Bridges are quite individual to their area and purpose. Some may be seen as chaotic or serene. Yet, their purpose remains the same: the pursuit of …

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Greater Dreams

Our dreams. Some are still dreams. Some dreams may have been fulfilled. Some dreams may have even changed. Sometimes those dreams have become even better than we could have imagined. How does the aspect of dreams and bridges connect to our faith? Before I started my career, I read a book that connected my passion …

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Bridges of Dreams

Welcome to Connections2Excellence! We are in a series of bridges and how they connect to a pursuit of excellence. Thank you for joining! Source: Personal - Valley Railroad Stone BridgeThe bridge featured this week is the Valley Railroad Stone Bridge in Augusta County, Virginia. The bridge was built in 1884 during a time of financial …

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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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