Changes at Melenoria

Hello all, Just a quick note to let everyone know that I will be relocating to my own blog. (But have no fear, Ethan will still be around to keep all the Melenorian awesomeness going! 🙂 ) Thanks to all of you who have encouraged us in our writing. Collaborating on Melenoria has been a […]

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Invincible

Make our hands weak, and we will be strong.   Take all our goods, and we will be rich.   Inflict pain on us, and we will be healed.   Make us your slaves, and we will be free.   Give us to death, and we will live.   Our God is with us.

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Thanksgiving: Prayer

How easily my spirit faints— my words too weak to hold the weight of what I ought to say. And yet before God’s throne, where angels make His glories known and His glory lights the way, the incense wafts from bowls of gold— the prayers of the saints.    Father, thank You for prayer. –

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Thanksgiving: Children

Thank You, Lord, for children— little humans, full of life— laughing, jumping, singing, running; little robbers, demanding money, time, energy, patience; still, little diamonds, worth the cost— their words, their smiles, their hands, their hugs! small, magnificent treasures, lost in the quest for jobs, houses, clothes, cars; little children— made by God— whom Jesus never […]

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Thanksgiving: Pain

Father, thank You for the pain— a gentle honesty that holds the body in useless stillness to say, Any strength we have is given. Father, thank You for the sorrow— an earnest loyalty that rends the heart with throbbing losses to say, The only home we have is Heaven. –

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