How many times have you said, “If I knew then what I know now, I would [blank]…”? I have to admit I’ve thought about this sort of thing a lot. No, a lot. If I could go back in time to the ’80s and talk to 16- or 17-year-old Melody, what would I really tell her? Not just … More 17 Things I’d Say to My 17-Year-Old Self
Tough week here, I’m afraid. I needed a bit of a reminder to be strong. And I got it when I flipped through my journaling Bible (my #LegacyBible) and landed on a page I did a while back for Joshua 1:9. Which is a scripture I dig, incidentally… “Have I not commanded you? Be strong and … More Because I am a Princess, That’s Why.
I’ve spent many Mother’s Day shopping trips standing front of a wall of cards perplexed. Brow furrowed, I’ve stood there overwhelmed by a selection of “you’re the greatest mother ever” and “you’re my very best friend in the world, Mom” cards, not knowing what I could pick that would convey my sentiments well. See, Mother’s … More Three Simple Survival Tips for a Rough Mother’s Day
I always wanted a great shot (or two or nine) of the moon. Oddly enough, though, no matter how dramatic and beautiful the moon looks outside, it seems the moon is always just a huge, glowing blob of nothingness in photos, isn’t it? Well, this was always the case in my photos, until I did … More Photo Faves – How to Shoot the Moon
A few months ago, I discovered something called “Bible Journaling.” Well, in reality I guess it was people at work at DaySpring.com who did the discovering when they met Shanna Noel of Illustrated Faith (amazing). But when my colleagues brought it to my attention, my first thought was, Oh yeah… I’m in for that. What is it? … More Bible Journaling Faves
I spent some time planting this weekend. The weekend weather was mild and beautiful, and it was a perfect time to grab some starter herbs and vegetables and poke them into planters filled with potting soil. I love to play in the dirt just as much as I did when I was a little girl. Today, … More Fresh Starts for Spring
This is my very first post! Lots of sharing to come, but for now, let’s get this thing started…