Honing Your Voice Series: Moving Past Fear with Paula Faris

Paula Faris uses her voice more than most in her professional work. As a former host of The View and Good Morning America, Paula knows that when she speaks, people are listening. She hasn’t always felt qualified though. Her fear of inadequacy and intimidation of others’ expectations made her hesitate to step in front of the camera. On this episode of The Open Door Sisterhood Podcast, we hear how she pushed through her fears and use her voice.

Once at the “top of her career”, Paul was burnt out. A series of personal crisis made her realize she needed to slow down. She stepped down from her roles at The View and Good Morning America and now hosts the popular ABC podcast Journeys of Faith, taking with her the skills and passion she brought to television.

We cover faith calling vs. vocational calling, being tired vs. being burned out, and work vs. identity. If you are afraid to step into the places God is calling you, this conversation could give you the push you need to step into them regardless of your fear.

Listen to Paula’s podcast, Journeys of Faith here.

You can listen to the episode on iTunes or here:

A few things you heard mentioned on this episode:

The View

Good Morning America

Paula’s new book: Called Out: Why I Traded Two Dream Jobs for a Life of True Calling

Cedarville University

“No one will be able to stand against you all the days of your life. As I was with Moses, so I will be with you; I will never leave you nor forsake you. Be strong and courageous, because you will lead these people to inherit the land I swore to their ancestors to give them.” -Joshua 1:5-6

““Now my soul is troubled, and what shall I say? ‘Father, save me from this hour’? No, it was for this very reason I came to this hour.” -John 12:27

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