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Melody B. Reid

Hello, I'm Melody!

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Yesterday at Allume

October 17, 2015 |

Yesterday was a full day at Allume, and I was going, going, going from breakfast until late last night. I met so many wonderful people and heard many beautiful stories…

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Mealworm chow for everyone

October 16, 2015 |

So today I am headed to the Allume conference downtown in Greenville, SC,  which is a gathering of Christian bloggers and writers. I had heard of Allume online because several of…

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Why I Love Working With Teenaged Girls

October 14, 2015 |

When I was in graduate school for counseling, I just knew that the Lord was calling me to work with married couples. Just kidding.That was probably my own idea since…

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The story I’m telling myself

October 13, 2015 |

I just finished reading Brene Brown’s new book Rising Strong. If you haven’t had a chance to read it, I highly recommend it. The whole book was worth it for me when…

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My husband doesn’t understand my online friends

October 12, 2015 |

I’ve been blogging for about a year, and I’ve been a big blog reader for the last several years. After you read someone’s blog for a while, you feel like…

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Forever Renovation

October 12, 2015 |

Eight weeks ago we started a bathroom renovation project that was supposed to take about four weeks.  We’re going into week eight, but WE ARE SO CLOSE!!!!! Today I actually…

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My Response to “Why it Takes Courage to Seduce Your Husband?”

October 11, 2015 |

One of my blogging friends, Amber Salhus, wrote a post earlier in the week called Why it Takes Courage to Seduce Your Husband. It’s a great read and you can find it…

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Always welcome

October 9, 2015 |

We’re leaving Memphis after the funeral and have a choice to make. We can drive all the way home and sleep in our own beds and wake up in our…

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Letter to my nine-year-old self

October 8, 2015 |

Yesterday a guy I knew in elementary school posted a picture of our fourth grade class from Elementary School. I’m the one on the second row, second from the right.…

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Why Do I Do This to Myself?

October 7, 2015 |

So last week I was at the beach on vacation with Will and some good friends. While South Carolina was having a time of it with record rainfall, the Gulf…

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