Writing

5 Reasons to Take a Silent Retreat at a Monastery

The Monastery of the Holy Spirit

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… Continue reading

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… Continue reading

A Reflection of Overcomers

A Reflection of Overcomers

mels-videoAs 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.… 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… Continue reading

My Journey of Overcoming, Part 2

stroke survivorA four year stint. Not long enough of a break from the neurological misfirings my body is so prone to. But my body didn’t ask my opinion.

In… 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.


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