All posts by Melissa Forster

For Everyone… But Not Me

On June 8, 2018, after months of headaches and vision issues, I walked into an ophthalmologist's office expecting a simple appointment that would end with a new prescription. I have worn glasses for as long as I can remember. I knew what to expect and walked in worry free. The appointment started as all the ...

Chocolate Pudding and Quitters

The first time I met Dan's parents, Al and Roxie, I remember being so nervous! Dan and I hadn't been dating too terribly long, but we were already serious. I was only 20 years old, but I was already in love and starting to dream about what our future could look like. I was so ...

Daydreaming Alone

In November 2014, Dan and I felt like God was telling us to pick a word to embrace for 2015. We had never picked a "word of the year" before and, honestly, I am not sure what made us have the thought. When we chose the word "brave" for 2015, I immediately started writing a ...

Top Reads of 2020

At the end of every year, I pull out my list of books that I have read throughout the year and try to pick my favorites to share with all of you. However, this year, that has proven to be quite difficult as I consumed more written material than I ever have in my life. ...

The Year of Feeling Everything BUT Secure

Before I started this writing in this space, I would always roll my eyes when an author would start a new update with "it's been x-amount of time since I have posted here". I was always so judgmental of the people who were called to write, had very strong and powerful voices, and yet went ...