Character, Discipline, Excellence, Faith

Who Are You When No One is Looking?

It is believed that the work, “The Invisible Man” is an exploration of examining a man’s character. It asks the personal question, Would I be the same person if I knew I could get away with anything? Being invisible allowed the main character to act out without any consequences to himself. Dwight L. Moody touched… Continue reading Who Are You When No One is Looking?

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

Character, Creativity, Discipline, Excellence, Faith, Family, Purpose

Love God … Love Others

Love is ... I love my hubby, my son, my new daughter, my family. I love coffee, tea, and food. I love the mountains. And I love the cutest of God’s animal creatures — kitty cats, of course! It’s great to tell you what I love. But how do I show it? Spending time with… Continue reading Love God … Love Others

Boldness, Character, Excellence, Family, thankfulness

Top Ten

My husband and son occasionally play a game called “Top Ten.” Top Ten books, songs, movies, NFL players, restaurants, best places to hike, best road trips. And let’s not forget the Top Ten songs by Jeremy Camp (my son’s absolute favorite hero). Even though I don't have the creativity to make such a game exciting,… Continue reading Top Ten

Creativity, Excellence, Faith

Not Alone

Our world is experiencing isolation. The disciples also experienced isolation after the Resurrection, along with confusion, fear, and doubt. Even before the cross, Jesus knew this would happen; and He promised peace, power, and especially His presence. Knowing those moments were coming, Jesus emphasized that they would never be alone. But still, they experienced the… Continue reading Not Alone