About Mandy Pallock

Mandy used to travel the world teaching photography and digital imaging classes with a Christian photography school. Now she’s settled in San Antonio with her happy little family, running her own photography business and helping run the Life Purpose Planning organization. She writes and shares and drinks coffee, not necessarily in that order. Mandy’s goal is to live purposefully and passionately through each phase of life. She passionately believes people who understand and live out their God-given purposes will change the world.

Aroma of Victory

Making small talk in the kitchen at church one Sunday, a young man told me he had camped out the night before. We commiserated about how the unexpected cold had surprised him and how he wrapped every layer he brought around him—jeans, a flannel, and a hammock—leaving him wishing for at least one more layer [...]

By |2024-04-11T19:09:41-06:00April 11th, 2024|Devotion|0 Comments

An Eclipse on a Cloudy Day

With alarms set to go off at 5 am, I laid awake in bed, too excited to go back to sleep. Eclipse day! I'd read the books. I'd watched the documentaries. I'd refreshed the NASA website pages. But I'd never seen a Total Solar Eclipse. This was the day! My husband Peter and three [...]

By |2024-04-30T08:19:42-06:00April 10th, 2024|Devotion|0 Comments

#58 – Optimistic Sign Placement

There’s a dance that goes on in our neighborhood every weekend… One person stops at the corner, planting a sign promoting their open house. Another person can be seen taping up an offer for a website or yard work or a garage sale. Minutes or hours or days later, the neighborhood representative comes through with [...]

By |2024-02-16T08:51:18-06:00April 10th, 2024|Podcast|0 Comments

Bonus Episode, Easter Part 2: Mark 16

Christ is risen! In this special episode of Presently Engaged with Mandy Pallock, join in as we read Mark 16. "But when they looked up, they saw that the stone, which was very large, had been rolled away. As they entered the tomb, they saw a young man dressed in a white robe sitting on [...]

By |2024-02-16T08:34:07-06:00March 31st, 2024|Podcast|0 Comments

#55 – Let in the Light

Perhaps it’s the nature of a European cathedral, of entering the Catholic world with a Protestant’s clothes, but I always feel like I’m interrupting—like I’m getting away with something. Opaque stain glass windows of diminutive size filter any light that may be trying to peek through the clouds. A cloudy day magnifies this effect.   [...]

By |2024-03-06T09:36:19-06:00March 13th, 2024|Podcast|0 Comments
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