Hi! I’m Mel. I’m an artist in training, a word weaver, and a Jesus Girl. If you’ve been around a while, you’ll notice some changes. All of my blog content is still available! If you’re new here, welcome!
I finally decided to stop waiting for “someone” to give me permission or some secret head nod that told me I could be the artist and creator I’ve always wanted to be. So here you’ll find my art work and creations! We all start somewhere. What’s holding you back from your dreams?
A little more about me:
Wife to a man who currently looks like he could belong to the Duck Dynasty clan with his massive beard. Of which I am not a big fan. For real. *The beard, folks. Big fan of my husband and Duck Dynasty.
I am the mom to four
monkeys masquerading in human flesh children. 3 boys and 1 girl, in that order. Our oldest is 20! Lord, have mercy.
We just found out last month that our 14 year old has a bunch of weird stuff going on with his spine and hips and needs to see a specialist. There’s potential that he will need a hip replacement. So, mama is trying to help bring in more income to help pay for the trips – we will have to travel at least 2 hours (maybe more) depending where we are sent. We may need to contact Shriners and that is 5+ hours from us. By purchasing my cards, journals etc you are helping my boy get treatments and all the travel expenses that come with that. So thank you VERY much!
I’m chasing my dreams as an artist and creating fun things for the world to enjoy. I started this blog many years ago and it has now morphed into a place for my art work as well as my words!
I survived my childhood littered with sexual abuse, an alcoholic stepfather, and a bio father who is “supposed” to be serving a life sentence for murder and a bunch of other icko stuff. Yeah, yay me for that DNA.
I write words. I create rad stuff. I try not to be a jerk. Sometimes I fail.
I have a slight obsession with Haiti. My family hopes to become missionaries there someday. I believe in making a difference in the world. I become an independent consultant with Jamberry in order to create income so I can help our Haitian missionaries and this sweet little peanut. She has been a sick little baby since birth – abandoned by her mentally ill mama. If you want to help, buy some wraps. They make perfect gifts and stocking stuffers.
Hop in the
maniacal monkey transporter mini van and come along for the ride, because this place is for you. You who isn’t perfect and is tired of trying to chase after the illusion of being the perfect Christian. Maybe you’re a little dinged up like me. Let’s be imperfect together!
I’ve been featured here: (in)courage – Depression Can Drive Us Off the Edge
And I Need A Daddy
Both articles had 100’s of likes but something was reset on their site and they were all lost. Check out my stories at(in)c0urage and let me know what you think.
Jeremiah 29:11 For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the LORD, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.