Bridges to Faith Relationships

In my early 20s, I made an unexpected friend that has lasted for decades. Initially, it involved a conversation about a cute guy. Somehow, the conversation turned to other things, and another friend joined us. We frequented Denny’s for coffee and eventually became the best, inseparable friends. Relationships are a way of life. We all …

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Bridge Transformation

Welcome to Faith Connections Friday! We continue our series on bridges and the connection to excellence. This week, we focus on connecting the uniqueness of bridges to our faith. Thank you for joining us! Patience. It’s so contrary to our nature, isn’t it? We want it now! When it comes to bridges, however, we have …

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A Firm Foundation

Welcome to Faith Connection Friday! We are in a series discussing bridges, and Faith Connection Friday connects to our faith. Thank you for joining us! This week we examined the support that is necessary for a bridge to fulfill its purpose. The support comes from s solid and sure foundation that provides security and safety …

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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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How Do You Prepare for Easter?

Welcome to connections2excellence! I am so glad you joined us today! How do you prepare for Easter? Do you have any special traditions to get ready for the day? Thousands of years ago, a multitude of families diligently prepared for an upcoming celebration, complete with special feasts and activities. The tradition of the Seder service …

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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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Precious Peace

The world is full of chaotic moments and circumstances. We find ourselves going busily here and there, hardly without time to stop and breathe. Someone demands a moment of our time, and it turns into minutes and interferes with our next appointment. Meetings, phone calls, activities--there seems to be no end. Amid these moments, we …

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