‘The Bekah Show’ Category Archive

When the Holidays Hurt (Part 2)

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! At least….that’s what the songs will tell you. But when life throws blow after blow, the holiday season can just make the ache you were already feeling intensify. And maybe this year, there’s a knot in your stomach in the place where that “holly jolly” feeling usually resides. My now typical dread of the holiday season started early this year. After not getting to see my family… … Continue reading

Mini Golf with Max Lucado

Do you feel like you’re stuck in a season of life you don’t want to be in? That’s what Max Lucado’s book “You Were Made For This Moment” is all about. And since Max is a big fan of golf, we decided to talk about his book and the story of Esther over a little game of putt putt. Ps. If you missed Max’s latest health update, you can check it out here! … Continue reading

If You’re Looking for a Sign

“Look on the bright side!”  “Yes you can!”  “No excuses!” These were a few of the signs I spotted as I walked through a home decor store, and all I could do was roll my eyes. First, let me say that there is nothing wrong with having one of these in your home. I’m so thankful for people in the world who are eternal optimists and are such natural encouragers that even their wall art… … Continue reading

17 Apologies I Owe Human Moms (from a “Dog Mom”)

I know, I know. I can hear your eyes rolling at the title. Having a dog is NOT the same thing as having a baby. But hang in there with me for a second…. While I don’t have human children, I’ve had a TINY taste of the difficulties of parenting as my husband and I are currently fostering two 6-week-old puppies. And as I’ve gotten to peek into the world of sleepless nights and creatures… … Continue reading

Where is God in Our Fires? with Jordan St. Cyr

By now, you probably know Jordan St. Cyr’s song “Fires.” But what you may not know is that several months after he wrote the song, Jordan and his wife faced an unexpected fire of their own when their daughter Emery was born with a neurological condition. We talked about what he’s learned through the hard times, how he’s wrestled through God allowing this to happen, and the everyday miracles that have come along the way.… … Continue reading

4 Creative Ways to Find Community

We all know that sitcoms and romcoms have lied to us. Kissing in the rain is not romantic. Picnics are the worst. And you should know a guy for more than a week before falling head over heels in love. But the biggest lie, in my opinion? That it’s easy to form adult friendships. The main character is always surrounded by a group of people who have known her for her entire life. They hang… … Continue reading

3 Things We Can Learn from Simone Biles Prioritizing Her Mental Health

I love the Olympics. Possibly too much. I’ve lost sleep while staying up late to watch swimming, and the first thing I do every morning is check my phone for overnight updates on medal counts. So, just like the rest of the country, it was heartbreaking to learn that Olympic gold medalist Simone Biles withdrew from the women’s team gymnastic final in Tokyo. The immediate fear was injury. But we quickly learned that while she was in… … Continue reading

Finally Breaking Free From Insecurity

For years, I have dreaded summertime. As I put on shorts or pulled my hair back to stay cool, all I could see were my flaws. My ears stick out. My legs are always a ghostly white. And how could I ever forget the boy in high school that would point out if my legs jiggled even a little bit? I was wildly self-conscious about all of these things and more for most of my… … Continue reading

How a Car Crash Helped My Anxiety

Wow, Bekah. You’re so strong! How are you holding it together? How do you keep going?  It’s a series of questions I’ve received a lot over the last 5 years. My husband’s chronic illness has  filled that time with surgeries, ICU stays, and a lot of really heavy moments. I had a few typical answers to that question like: “I cry in my car a lot!” But the actual answer was that I wasn’t holding… … Continue reading