Noah Beam

Texas Christian University
Sydney Direct Enrollment - University Of Sydney

Well hello there. Welcome to “From Noah to Man” – I’m Noah. This blog is about my incredible journey to Sydney, Australia. Not only is this blog being sent [from] me, [Noah], [to] y’all [man]kind; but also this blog highlights my development of character as I seek to grow [from] who I am now [Noah], [to] who I want to be when I return to TCU, a [man] with an identity.

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July 11, 2017

Because if we spend our whole lives worrying about or preparing for the future, we will never embrace the wonderful opportunity we have to live.

June 28, 2017

Rather than looking forward to going home to Texas, I am going to love every moment I have with the people here in Sydney. Rather than dreading leaving my newfound home in Sydney, I am going to live it up while I am still fortunate enough to call it home.

June 12, 2017

Is it scary? Yeah of course it’s scary. But the best things in life don’t come easy.

June 12, 2017

Last weekend I made two bucket lists. The first, my bucket list for when I’m back in Texas was because I felt a little homesick.

May 29, 2017

So not only have I been able to bring a little Texas culture and vibe with me everywhere I travel in Sydney, but I’ll also be able to bring back to Texas my newfound Australian persona.

May 20, 2017

I may be ballin’ on a budget, but I’m still ballin’. As a guy who is financing his own college education and experience abroad, I’m here to tell you it’s possible.

May 8, 2017

It goes without saying, but our day both didn’t go as planned and was better than we could’ve planned. Sometimes you don’t get what you hope or pray for. Sometimes better things are given to you.

April 25, 2017

I know I am far from done exploring and have much to see, but I just love thinking that this guy from small-town Parker, Texas, first in his family to attend college, has been blessed with the opportunity to accomplish and experience so much.

April 9, 2017

I don’t think I’ll have the chance to return to Jervis Bay; but given the opportunity, I would head back down south in a heartbeat.

April 6, 2017

One of my goals for going abroad was to experience the loving nature of people and gain a better understanding of my family tree. That goal has definitely been checked off and I’m not even half-way done.

March 19, 2017

Last Saturday my best friend, Bender, surprised me and came to Sydney for spring break. I had absolutely no idea. We briefly discussed the possibility early in the year but when I asked him a few weeks ago whether or not he had found flights, he said no and that he was not coming.

March 5, 2017

When you think of visiting Australia, you think of the beach and the outback and hiking and warm sunny weather – especially in the summer months. But we haven’t been so lucky.

January 15, 2017

An epiphany about being content at all times