The Wolf Man. A man bitten by a wolf. Now, when there is a full moon, the man turns into a wolf. His curse? Here is a man dreading the brightness of the full moon. The sight does something that transforms him into a monstrous beast. When he awakens in the morning, he does not… Continue reading A Sign of Hope
Patience. It is a fruit of the Spirit we don’t particularly like. Still, it is a characteristic we develop to reflect Christ. There are several examples in Scripture of people who experienced patience. Noah was told to build an ark, yet he waited 100 years for the flood. Moses was used to deliver the children… Continue reading Reward in the Waiting
Have you ever been in a situation in which you sought direction for your life? No doubt you may have many times. The questions come. What am I supposed to do with my life? How do I know it is the right path? What if I am wrong? What can I do to find the… Continue reading The Key to Success
Welcome back to Faith Connections Friday! Thank you for sharing a moment with me. What happens after a big event? The wedding, birth, job change, or relocation—it's a mountaintop experience. The excitement of the days leading to the event. Finally, the day arrives, and we experience the first day or the first week. Whew! Then,… Continue reading Mountaintop of Hope
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?
When phrases are repeated in Scripture, it is very important to take notice. For example, several passages in Scripture identify God as the Alpha and the Omega, the Beginning and the End, the First and the Last. These terms teach that He has always been and always will be. This is hard for us to… Continue reading Our Obedient El Olam
The Old Testament speaks of the Feast of Lights, which is most commonly known as Hanukkah. It celebrates the miracle of oil supplied for temple service. Interestingly, there are several verses that combine light and life. Could there possibly be a connection? Psalm 119:105 says the “Word is a lamp to my feet and a… Continue reading The Light of Life
As children, we most likely played Hide and Seek. Finding that secret place and staying as quiet as possible so we could not be found. If we were really good, we drove our playmates crazy for what seemed like hours. When it was your turn to hide, why did you choose a particular place? Was… Continue reading Faith Connection: Hiding Place of Hope