Grateful, Part 1

Dianne* met a couple of strip club dancers when she was 17 who encouraged her to dance, but she told them she wasn’t interested. So they encouraged her to turn tricks instead.

* Her real name, used with permission.

“I was too screwed up to… Continue reading

We Trust God

“We trust God” is easy to say until it is tested. As she started her 16th year of teaching,  Cindie* faced the toughest struggle of her life.

Would she trust God?

At her yearly mammogram in January of 2015, the radiologist spotted a suspicious… Continue reading

Out of the Dark

Out of the DarkMost of us have been there. In the dark. Feeling lost. Trapped. Lacking vision. Lacking hope.

Singer/songwriter Mandisa WAS there, but now.

Now she’s out of the dark and into the light!

This album is POWERFUL!

 

Out of the Dark

Mandisa said Psalm… 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

Holocaust Survivor, Part 2

If you haven’t read part 1 of Helen’s story. Read it here first.

Narrowly Escaped Death

Helen narrowly escaped death at Auschwitz. However, she was not free. Yet.

The note given to the SS officer saved Helen, her sister Pearl, and 500 other women from… 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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