...thinking out loud.

Melody B. Reid

Hello, I'm Melody!

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So you’re mad at God too?

July 15, 2015 |

So many of you have written to say the most welcome words a person will ever hear, and that’s this: ME TOO! Thank you for reminding me that I am not…

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I’ve been mad at God for a long time

July 12, 2015 |

I’ve been mad at God for a long time. I’m not even sure when it started, but it’s been at least 10 years. I loved Jesus with all my heart…

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Good, Good Father

June 26, 2015 |

I recently heard a song called Good, Good Father  by Housefires.  If you’re not familiar with it, here’s a link: Oh, I’ve heard a thousand stories Of what they think You’re like.…

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Praying For Charleston

June 19, 2015 |

I don’t have any words that are remotely adequate. I’m so grieved for every part of what happened Wednesday night. I can’t even imagine the depth of grief that the…

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When I Said I Do

June 9, 2015 |

In the last two weeks I’ve had the privilege of attending two weddings of two precious family friend brides. In fact, since October of 2012, five of our community’s kids…

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What a Difference a Year Makes

June 2, 2015 |

This time last year, we were four days out from Anna and Brad’s wedding, which took place here at the house. It was beautiful and magical and so much fun…

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I don’t want to write about Josh Duggar

May 30, 2015 |

I’ve never been a fan of reality TV. I don’t watch the Kardashians, or the Bachelor, or Duck Dynasty.  I did watch Honey Boo Boo a few times, but it…

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I stopped writing because I got sick

May 22, 2015 |

Really, this is what happened. I was on a roll and felt like I’d written some decent things. Everyone tells you writing is hard work, and this is true, but…

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Happy Mother’s Day To Me

May 10, 2015 |

On August 5, 1989 I became a mother to Anna Esther Reid.  Two weeks early, she arrived the day after I stopped working, knowing that I’d have at least two…

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I’m Peopled Out

May 8, 2015 |

Everybody thinks I’m an Extrovert because I’m pretty loud and energetic and sort of funny. I talk a lot and have opinions about everything. You don’t even have to ask…

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