Author Archives: Melinda

How to Organize Books

I love to hear about how other people organize their books! There is something especially satisfying about seeing rows of beautiful books lined up on shelves in neat, organized rows. It has a very calming effect on me. With that … Continue reading

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True Freedom

As Americans, the concept of freedom is important to us. America prides itself on being the land of the free and the home of the brave. Yet increasingly there is a warped view of what true freedom means or rather … Continue reading

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Most Recent Books Read

I haven’t updated with the books I’ve read since March. I have done quite a bit of reading since then, but I will only highlight my favorite books here. The Reason for God by Timothy Keller – This was a … Continue reading

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A birthday is a good time for reflections. A year has passed . . . and so much has happened in my life in the past year. One year ago today, I spent my birthday with Tim and Carrie. It … Continue reading

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The Battle of the Mind

One of the Sundays during our honeymoon, Jason and I heard a sermon preached on Philippians 4:4-8. Essentially, the pastor was discussing how easy it is for Satan to gain footholds in the minds of believers. As he put it … Continue reading

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Five Practical Steps Toward Forgiveness

A friend and I were recently talking about forgiveness. More specifically, we were talking about how to forgive. It’s easy to talk about forgiveness. Scripture is clear about the commands to forgive those who have wronged us. ” . . … Continue reading

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Book Review: Unplanned

When I read that Unplanned by Abby Johnson was “the dramatic true story of a former Planned Parenthood leader’s eye-opening journey across the life line,” I knew it was a book I wanted to read. And it definitely did not … Continue reading

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