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
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
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.
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
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.