“When it is dark enough, you can see the stars.”

– Ralph Waldo Emerson

Overcomers learn to see the stars during the dark times in their lives. May you experience the strength of the overcomers I’ve interviewed and find inspiration as you read their amazing stories.


Where the Souls Go

ann hite where the souls goAnn Hite’s* third novel, Where the Souls Go, continues the Pritchard family saga in the Black Mountain series. Annie Todd, Grace Jean’s daughter, is added to the multi-layered mix of a dysfunctional family in the North Carolina mountains.

“Annie Todd’s journey with a… Continue reading

You’ll Get Through This

“What wisdom would you like to share?” is the most important question I ask each of the overcomers I interview. I want to, and I believe others want to, know what each woman has learned as she journeyed through her struggle.

you'll get through this coverMax Lucado gives his… Continue reading

Abandoned, Part 2

Angie and mark weddingIf you haven’t read part 1 of Angie’s story, please read it here first.

Six years after her first marriage ended, Angie met and married Mark.

Health Struggles Resurfaced

Angie’s health struggles resurfaced when she became pregnant with their daughter.

A fibroid tumor… Continue reading

Abandoned, Part 1

Angie's family prior to her mother leaving

Angie’s family prior to her mother leaving

Angie* was too young to remember being abandoned by her mother, for she was only two years old.

Their father’s week and a half leave from the Air force was the impetus for Angie’s mother… Continue reading

Nature Walks: A Metaphor for the Journey of Life

nature walks trees overheadOne of the best perks of being a teacher is nine wonderful weeks of summer to indulge in doing whatever I please. My pleasure this summer has been long nature walks. I definitely embark on these journeys to stay in good health.… Continue reading

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Melony Brown I have had numerous opportunities to hear stories about women who have faced life's tough challenges. My writing reflects the lessons I’ve learned from these amazing women.

My blog has their real-life stories, while the book I'm writing follows a fictional character as she faces life's challenges.


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