“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
"As we gazed out over the ocean, the sun setting in the pink and blue sky, I turned to look into Jeremy's dark brown eyes...and immediately felt the gripping pain inside my stomach & the sweating chills and fever to follow." Hello & welcome to the honeymoon reflection! While the introduction is dramatic, it is … Continue reading Honeymooning
Peace is a noun, defined as the following: freedom from disturbance; tranquility. November 2nd, 2019 was overflowing with tranquility. God poured peace over my wedding day & it was a dream. It’s hard not to day-dream what this “big day” will feel like: Will I cry? Will he? Will I trip walking down the isle … Continue reading Peace Out
I read this quote the other morning: God doesn't care about your comfort, He cares about your character. My first thoughts: How rude (said in my best Stephanie Tanner voice). That quote has been ringing in my mind since last week, as I stood watching my car get towed away for service. My first thought, … Continue reading I Enjoy Being Comfortable
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.
I need to stop watching the news. It highlights so many negatives in our world, that I forget to soak up the blessings walking right by me. bless·ing /noun/ : a beneficial thing for which one is grateful; something that brings well-being. We are surrounded by blessings every single day. They are the silver lining … Continue reading Silver Lining’s Playbook
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.
Do you ever rediscover an object that stirs up the most joyful and nostalgic memories? This CD did that for me today; I found it tucked away in my car & decided to pop it in. As I drove to work, I was surrounded by flashbacks of sweating & laughing through summer mission trips. Those … Continue reading Memories for the Future
Did you know we are called to celebrate in a "season of waiting"? We aren't supposed to spend our days moping, as if we are holding out for God to bless us with some heavenly gift. It's an easy thing to do: feel as though God owe's us something, or be upset with God until … Continue reading Wait For It…
Communication is a art-form. No way around it. It will make or break your day, make or break any relationship & alter the way you view a person. Communication was not an area I thrived in growing up; I was awkward, kind of formal, and had far too much attitude with my parents. My dad … Continue reading You Talkin’ To Me?