Category: Writing

Website Makeover!

It’s been five years since I launched melonybrown.com to share the stories of courageous women who fight to overcome. It has been an INCREDIBLE JOURNEY! And one in which I plan to continue! So, it was time (really past time) to give this website a makeover!     Here’s the original website design.  Scroll down to Read More

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5 Reasons to Take a Silent Retreat at a Monastery

Years ago, I would often retreat to our cabin in the North Georgia Mountains to sit on the front porch to spend time with God. His creation is where I feel closest to Him. My alone time amplified my creativity, and my writing flourished. After stepping away from teaching again, I felt the need to Read More

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Tattoos and Stones

Tattoos and stones? Unusual combination, or totally related? For me . . . they are totally related. My tattoos serve as stones of remembrance. Let’s take a look at two examples of stones of remembrance before I relate them to my tattoos. Struggles During Their Forty-Year Journey Moses and the Israelites faced many struggles during Read More

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A Reflection of Overcomers

A Reflection of Overcomers As I approach the four year mark of my overcomer website, I found myself reflecting on all the INCREDIBLE stories I’ve had the opportunity to share. Below you will find a powerful video titled A Reflection of Overcomers 2016. I didn’t expect to be as significantly impacted as I was when Read More

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Nature Walks: A Metaphor for the Journey of Life

One 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. But, the trees and the breeze and the crunch underfoot nourish and rejuvenate me like nothing Read More

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