Blog Archive

The Gift of Life’s Canvas

The lesson I found in painting that day, my special ninth birthday gift, was it’s more about the process. It’s less about the control or the finished product. He’s leading us into making a masterpiece, His hand is upon ours. His expert brush is able to correct any mistakes. His advice and wisdom is available as He helps paint the picture of our lives.

A Brave & Tender Heart

It’s a brave thing to keep your heart a heart of flesh, tender and gentle in the midst of challenge, hurt, and the grief of this world. Next time that something hurts deeply and we are tempted to close off our hearts—we must surrender our hearts again to our Savior God. Let’s place our heart in His hands- the only place it will be truly safe and secure. To do this is an act of bravery, an act of trust, an act of faith.

The Love That Was There All Along

It’s a story as old as time, yet unique as each one of us: How He can tenderly fall in love with each one of us is galaxies beyond our understanding. Yet it does not change the truth of the matter. You are completely loved by Father God.

Hope for the Hard Places

I want to encourage you– you are not going to be stuck here forever. Things are going to change. Things are going to shift. Just like the passing of a river over the rocks or the passing of clouds in the sky— life, situations, and seasons will change. It is a guaranteed promise! Here’s some hope for your heart while stuck in the hard places…

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About Me

Hi, I’m Melanie. I’m on a journey of authenticity and living this life fulfilling the call God has put in my heart to write words– lots of them!

I’m excited to share with you the new things God has for me to write. I hope that they will inspire you and encourage you in your walk with the Lord. 

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