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Choosing Joy: A Story of Resilience and Faith
Episode 431st January 2024 • Intentionally Catholic • Dan Hansen & Fr. Ron Hutchinson
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In this episode of Intentionally Catholic, host Dan Hansen talks with Martha Bellamy, a former ballerina, actress, and aspirant to religious life. Martha shares stories about her diverse professional experiences, including her time as a professional ballet dancer and her dabbling in acting and musical theatre. She also details her life-changing discernment of religious life, including her role in beginning a new religious order and how a car accident led to a chronic condition that made her rethink her life trajectory.

00:02 Introduction to the Podcast

00:15 Meet Martha Bellamy: The Voice Behind the Intro

01:44 Martha's Journey as a Professional Ballet Dancer

04:10 Venturing into Film and Commercial Acting

07:26 Exploring the Possibility of Religious Life

17:37 The Life-Changing Car Accident

20:29 Finding Identity and Joy in the Midst of Suffering

26:07 Martha's Current Life and Impact

29:22 Conclusion and Invitation for Listener Engagement




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