All posts by Melissa Forster

Third Blogiversary

Three years ago today, July, 28, 2017, I published my first blog to this space. To say I was nervous is an understatement. I didn't know what I was getting myself into, but I knew God had asked me to write and I knew I had to say yes. I remember I was nervous about ...

Where is Your Safe Place?

  This space has been very quiet lately. It's not that I have had a lack of thoughts or emotions because, believe me, I have a lot of feelings! It's because the words wouldn't come. I have opened my computer and sat at the screen for hours at a complete loss as to how to ...

Fear Lied to Me

I used to have a strong relationship with Fear. For most of my life, I thought Fear was my friend. I carried Fear wherever I went, and believed what it said about my situation and surroundings. I believed Fear made me cautious and smart. I believed carrying Fear with me made me safe from any ...

“Thank You” Doesn’t Seem Like Enough

A few months ago, Dan and I needed help around 10:30 at night. The problem we had wasn't an emergency, however the typical people that would come out and help were not available.  So after talking to a few different people, we spoke to a police dispatcher and a short while later two officers showed ...

I’m Always Angry

I really love movies about superheroes. For the past several years Dan and I have watched every Marvel movie in theaters on opening weekend or shortly thereafter. Sometimes we have gone to the theater more than once because we loved the movie so much. As soon as the movies are out on DVD, we quickly ...