Blessings of Goodness

The book of Genesis records the dramatic life of Joseph. It is one of betrayal, forgiveness, redemption, and goodness. When Joseph’s brothers sold him, they thought they would never see him again. Joseph, however, became a leader in Egypt. Several years passed, and Joseph’s brothers traveled to Egypt for food. They unknowingly met with Joseph, …

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The Biblical Connection

July is a month to recognize the birth of the United States as a nation and its people. Likewise, we can recognize the birth of another nation and its people. As we connect to faith, we highlight several significant places mentioned throughout Scripture. From the Old Testament and the New Testament, we see traces of …

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Coverings of Prayer

Welcome to Connections2Excellence! We are in a series about bridges and how they connect to excellence! On Faith Connection Friday, we extend the concept to connect to our faith. As we looked briefly at the varieties of bridges, one type that intrigued me is the covered bridge. One purpose of a covered bridge is to …

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What’s Your Story?

One of the things I most enjoy is hearing life stories. Stories of someone's parents and their families. Stories surrounding where they were born and where they lived. Stories about their own families and how they met the love of their life. And stories they seem most excited to share—their children and grandchildren. Everyone has …

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Making Christmas Memories

What are some of your favorite Christmas memories? My mother made sure we kept tradition on Christmas Eve. We drove through the neighborhoods and enjoyed Christmas lights. When we returned home, we ate a light dinner, wrote letters and set out milk and cookies for Santa, and quickly went to bed. We nestled in our …

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