Poems and essays on life.

A blog and newsletter of poems and essays on life. A space to embrace and celebrate life through the mountains and valleys. This is your corner of quiet comfort in a noisy world—to sit, read, rest easy and just be.

Hello, I’m Melinda. Writer, artist, dreamer. Creator of the HopeMail newsletter. Lover of life and beautiful things.

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I’ve really enjoyed and appreciated these emails. They have helped me loads with the challenges I’ve faced recently and have reminded me to—keep it simple, trust God but move your feet, let go of the obsession to control outcomes and enjoy the basic blessings. That’s how it has motivated me this last month or so.” – John Cassap

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