Traumatic encounters often lead to selfish perspectives - we project the notion that no one has it worse that us. We panic and fall into a manic state of hiding away anything that could benefit us in the near future. We look out for ourselves. Pouring out to others becomes an ignorant notion. But don’t … Continue reading Don’t Be A Hoarder
“My joy doesn’t lie in my circumstances.” You won’t survive these days if you're relying on circumstances to provide happiness. Where are you drawing joy from? Your spouse? Your job? The trip you planned to take this summer? Those can be taken away in an instant - these past few weeks have proven that. Investing … Continue reading Investing In Joy
I am in the process of learning not to label myself based off of my occupation. I no longer say that I am a “singer” or “commercial actor” - rather I am passionate about performing, in the same sense that I am passionate about writing, my faith & supporting my family. Some people think it … Continue reading Dare You To Move
Step back, switch the camera lens, step to the other side, zoom out - a change in perspective can alter your worldview, but it takes committed action to get there. My husband and I committed to being off of social media for Lent & each day my eyes are opening wider and wider to the … Continue reading Virtually Real Life
Chastity and purity are not easy topics to cover, but Stephanie Arcadia has managed to discuss her personal journey in these areas with incredible grace in: A Renewed Spirit Within Me. In her own words: "Stephanie is an author and young adult speaker who travels to share her vulnerable ten-year journey from succumbing to hookup … Continue reading Book Review: A Renewed Spirit Within Me by Stephanie Arcadia
For those of you that don't know, I am wrapping up working in the restaurant industry for the better part of a year. This was not my first rodeo & this time around I was much more cognizant of how people treated me and my coworkers. It has become clear to me that so many … Continue reading Beyond the Hostess Stand
It's easy to take the greatest blessings in life for granted. I fully admit to skimming over how precious each second is. My fiance and I are officially 8 weeks away from our wedding, and I am so thrilled my heart could burst! But do you know what sobering reminder I was presented with today? … Continue reading I love ya, today.
Did you know that for flowers to continue growing, you need to snap off the blooms that have withered up? I'm typing with dirt on my hands after doing that for multiple flowers around the yard. I used to be scared to remove those wilted buds..I thought if I snapped that stem, I'd kill the … Continue reading Oh Snap
I love this door. I love where it leads. It leads to my current home, my safe space. And in 3 months and 3 weeks, this door will lead to the first home my fiancé and I will share together, as husband & wife. Beyond this door is where I have been humbled like never … Continue reading Red Door, Blue Door.
God is sitting right next to you. Did you know that? He is sitting next to you while you slave over emails at work, jogs right behind you at the gym & He is washing your hair at the salon. I was bluntly reminded this evening of just how close He is. You see, Jesus … Continue reading I am Pam Beesly.