A Note From Melody

If this is your first time to my site, “Welcome.”  If you’re an old friend returning, welcome back. The daily meditation app is repaired. We’ve added new links.  You’ll find other new apps, blog posts and more as we go along.

Have fun exploring and stay tuned.

Because I’m continuing to study screen writing (and working on a script), I won’t be on the site as much as before but I’ll continue to write blogs and check in and respond when I can.  Please comment or leave a message if you want.. I look forward to hearing from you again — or for the first time.


For a long time, service meant drudgery, something grim and tiresome to me. Having to say yes all the time, even when I…


One year, when I was a child, my father got drunk and violent at Christmas. I had just unwrapped a present, a bottle…

Daily Meditations

I’ve been recovering many years. I’ve used denial many times. It has been a defense, a survival device, a coping behavior, and, at times, almost my undoing. It has been both a friend and an enemy. When I was a child, I used denial to protect myself and my family. I protected myself from seeing things too painful to see...