Last year in 2015, I recorded two interviews for Catholic radio shows. Now you can actually hear my voice and learn more about my faith and life as a convert. Here is a radio interview I did with Elizabeth Reardon, last year on her show on Breadbox Media: An Engaging Faith Featuring Melanie Jean Juneau…… Continue reading Elizabeth and Allison Both Interviewed Melanie on BreadBox Media
Our pets and farm animals constantly surprised us, especially when they reflected unconditional love to other animals
For me, it was easy to look like a saint on the outside as I mothered nine little people. The trouble was, although I looked like I lived a life of self-denial, losing myself to give life to others, I tended to over control. I depended on my strength to get through the overwhelming chores…… Continue reading Letting Go of Control Meant Mismatched Socks
“We enter into solitude first of all to meet our Lord and to be with Him and Him alone.
Fallen man wants to run his own life and take control. Letting go of this control seems extremely difficult because it is hard to trust a God you cannot see and usually cannot feel or hear. However, when we refuse to give up control and submit to the Father, we shut out the power of the…… Continue reading Worth Revisiting:The Vacuum Cleaner Syndrome
What was my reaction to this overwhelming scene? I leaned against the kitchen wall and slid down till I sat on the floor with my legs sticking straight out and started laughing. One evening, when I had only four children, everyone was finally asleep and Michael had gone out to play hockey with his house…… Continue reading Worth Revisiting: Laughter Turned a Tragedy into a Comedy of Errors
I read an article encouraging writers to reveal odd facts about themselves so their readers could become acquainted with the person behind the articles. I think it is time to revisit this post because we all need a good laugh now and then. 1. I HATE scary movies. As soon as the music rises ominously, I…… Continue reading Worth Revisiting: Letting My Readers Connect With Me